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Prepare for the Future

The U.S. Department of Labor's 2010-2011 report (encompassing both medical transcription and medical transcription editing) estimates:

  • A healthy job market as industry employment is projected to grow by 11% by 2018. 
  • A high demand for transcription services, sustained by the continued need for easily shared electronic documentation. 
  • The middle 50% of professionals in the field earn between $27,090 and $38,590 annually.


The dynamic medical transcription industry is evolving. Speech recognition technology is becoming more common, and while the majority of work is still done by traditional medical transcriptionists, a growing number of employers are hiring those with specialized medical transcription editor skills required to work with speech recognition technology.


Why Medical Transcription and Editing?

Medical transcription 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.
With Cincinnati State's Workforce Development program, you can train for both of these career paths, work from the comfort of your home, and prepare for the future of the industry.

Train for Multiple Career Paths

As one of the nation's top medical transcription schools, Career Step's premier medical transcription education program, Medical Transcription Editor, is designed to help you gain the knowledge and skills of both a medical transcriptionist and a medical transcription editor, making you more flexible and marketable after graduation!

Medical Transcription focus:

  • Transcribing real-life doctor dictations
  • Formatting reports for the final medical record
  • Improving typing speed and accuracy to increase production

Medical Transcription Editor focus:

  • Editing and formatting physician-dictated medical records
  • Fixing grammatical errors
  • Improving content in an efficient and accurate manner

The Cincinnati State Medical Transcription program forms the core of the Medical Transcription Editor program and offers you the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required to work as a medical transcriptionist. Within this program, you will have access to all of the materials that make up the medical transcription focus of the school's premier Medical Transcription Editor program.

Work from Home

Medical transcription has long been one of the fastest growing work-at-home careers, and medical transcriptionists and editors enjoy advantages such as:

  • Flexibility to choose their schedules according to their unique needs.
  • Portability of a career that moves with them.
  • Opportunities to earn great income on a production basis.

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the middle 50% of professionals in the field earn between $27,090 and $38,590 annually.


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