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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Medical Transcription: Certificate

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Certificate Program

Medical Transcriptionists understand and use medical terms, appropriate reference materials, word processing equipment and software to transcribe medical reports dictated by physicians and other health care professionals.

Medical transcriptionists work in a variety of settings, including Health Information Departments and ancillary professional departments of hospitals (e.g. radiology, pathology, etc.), clinics, doctors’ offices, private transcription businesses and other health care facilities.

Program supervised by:
Jane A. Hlopko, Chairman
Office: Decker Center, Room 217
Telephone: 607 778-5063
E-mail: hlopkoja@sunybroome.edu

Additional Recommended Electives

  • CST Any computer course dealing with word processing.


Gainful Employment Program Disclosure 2010-11

Program Name:  Medical Transcription

OPEID:  002862

CIP Code:  51.0708

Occupations:  Medical Transcriptionist; Medical Records Technician; Medical Secretary

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Program costs for NY State residents - This program will take two full-time semesters (9 months) to complete.

  • Tuition and fees - $4,102
  • Books and supplies - $1,400
  • Room and board - room and board are not provided by the college
  • Other - $0

Graduation Rates

  • Number of graduates - 13
  • Numbers of on-time graduates - 4
  • On-time completion rate -31%

Job placement rate of graduates:  Not available at this time.

Median loan debt of graduates:

  • Federal loans - $2,473
  • Private loans - $0
  • BCC finance plans $0

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