Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University


(12 month program access)

Medical Transcription Editing offers you the opportunity to have a real at-home-career in the growing medical industry! The field currently includes 2 important roles:

  • Medical transcriptionists type the audio dictations of doctor-patient interactions, creating the reports that make up patients' medical records.
  • Medical transcription editors are specialized medical transcriptionists who correct and edit reports generated by speech recognition software.

Training will be provided in the following areas:

  • Typing skills
  • Medical terminology
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Anatomy and pharmacology
  • Medical record types and formats
  • Productivity tips
  • Speech recognition editing skills

The Medical Transcription Editor program can be completed in about 640 hours, or at least 6 months.

Download Medical Transcription Editor Industry Facts & Program Details

View an Informational video

Download the Top 5 Medical Transcription Myths flier

To tour the online program please visit the Online Program Demo.

For Medical Transcription Editor Access:
Login ID: StCloudMTE
Password: demo

Enrollment includes E-books, a transcription foot pedal, AHDI Book of Style e-book, and a voucher to take the RHDS exam, plus:

  • Unlimited student and technical support from qualified professionals
  • Lifetime access to networking opportunities
  • PC transcription foot pedal and software to make your computer a "transcriber"
  • St. Cloud State University’s certificate of completion upon graduation

Additional significant benefits:

  • Individual consultation with a placement coordinator - Correspond with a placement counselor to develop your career plans.
  • Employment and referral directories - Access national, regional, and local transcription services in the US.
  • Contracts and pricing guide - Learn about contracts and pay in the medical transcription world.
  • Personalized interview, resume, and sales letter advice
  • Access to a help hotline for a full year after graduation - Call toll-free when you need assistance you can't get (or don't want to ask for) from your new employer.

General Program Information:

Program Flyer


Program Cost:  $2995

Includes course materials, program access, textbooks, and shipping)


To Enroll please call: (877) 225-7151

Please mention that you are enrolling through St. Cloud State University. This will ensure you receive a certificate from SCSU upon successful completion of the program.

Tuition Payment Plans


Please contact Tammy at 320.308.4252 or if you have any questions.


Additional Online Programs We Offer:

Professional Medical Coding and Billing

Medical Billing

Medical Transcription Editor Supplement

Pharmacy Technician



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