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Medical Transcription and Editing Certificate Program

Work from home (legitimately) in an in-demand career

As doctors see more and more patients each year, the need for accurately documenting doctor-patient interactions is becoming increasing important. Enter the Medical Transcriptionist.

Medical transcription offers the opportunity to have a real, work-from-home career in the growing medical industry. Medical transcriptionist type out doctor-patient conversations from audio recordings and/or edit reports created by speech recognition software.

Our Medical Transcription and Editing program can prepare students for both transcription and editing, providing a considerable advantage in the job market.

Our real-world training program is 100% online and delivered by experts from across the industry. Students also receive one-on-one instructor support and the backing of CSUB Extended Education.

So, start exploring today and see if an in-demand career as a Medical Transcriptionist is right for you!

At A Glance


640 hours of instruction

Average Completion Time

6 months

Program Cost



CareerStep (partner)


100% online

Admission Cycles

Rolling continuous

Admission Requirements

18 years old
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Interest in the program
No previous transcription experience necessary