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Diploma
(Click here to see the Plan of Study for the Medical Transcription certificate)
Entry time: Fall

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Semester (Fall)
  BIO-161   Basic Anatomy and Physiology*+3
  HIT-360   Introduction to HIT+3
  HIT-420   Legal Aspects of Health Information+2
  HSC-115   Medical Terminology*+4
  MTR-102   Professionalism in Medical Transcription+2
  MTR-113   Medical Transcription+2.5

16.5

Second Semester (Spring)
  HSC-107   Professionals in Health*+2
  HSC-142   Elements of Pharmacology*+1
  HSC-217   Introduction to Pathology*+3
  MAT-731   Introduction to Math*2
  MTR-150   Career Medical Transcription6.5
  SPC-101   Fundamentals of Oral Communication*+3
 
OR

 
  COM-222   Communication for Health Care Professionals*3

17.5


Total Program Hours     34


* Courses may be taken before beginning the program.

+ Courses are available online.