Medical Transcriptionist

Eastern College’s Medical Transcriptionist diploma program prepares you for a career path in medical transcription, a field with a promising economic outlook anticipated for the coming years. We help strengthen your listening, grammar and keyboarding skills and gain the core knowledge in anatomy and physiology, disease processes, signs and symptoms, medications and more. Successful graduates will be eligible to write the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist exam through the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (ADHI). Contact us today for more information!

Program Duration
54 weeks, including a field-related internship

Career Opportunities

  • Private Physicians’ Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Medical Clinics
  • Transcription Services
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Self-Employment

Key Courses

  • Speech Recognition
  • Pharmacology
  • Skeleton System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Oncology
  • Surgical & Advanced Transcription
  • Software labs in Microsoft Word

Why Eastern College?


We have an established reputation as a leader in providing career-focused education that quickly prepare you for in-demand employment opportunities

Ongoing Enrolment

We offer ongoing enrolment and lifestyle-friendly course schedules that limit the disruption to your employment, family and other commitments

Upgraded Courses

Our upgraded courses reflect current trends and employer needs, so you graduate with relevant, applicable skills and knowledge

Job Placement Assistance

Our extensive career services include career fairs, job-search workshops, and one-on-one job placement assistance

Fill out our online form for more information on our Medical Transcriptionist program! Our admissions advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our program, including start dates, financing options and more!

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