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Our affordable Medical Transcription course online

Take your Medical Transcription course online with us and you will get fast, affordable, real-world training in a valuable paraprofessional career path. You’ll explore a curriculum designed by transcription experts—and practice with real tools and software—so you can graduate job-ready.

And because this is Ashworth College, you can expect your learning experience to be both flexible and affordable. Studying online, you can fit your course around your busy life—and our convenient payment options make it easy

Online Medical Transcription Fundamentals Curriculum

Through our online program, you’ll learn the fundamental transcription skills and knowledge that can help you prepare for a career as a medical transcriptionist. Your classes include:

  • Medical Record Style
  • Specialty Standards

Learn more about curriculum, tuition, and enrollment requirements

Learn about:

  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
  • How online education works.
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What you get

  • Online lesson materials
  • Online access to real physician dictations
  • Tools: Transcription foot pedal
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to online lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

Note: The Transcription foot pedal requires access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows® 10 or later.


median salary

Job opportunities

Compensation varies according to experience and where you work, but medical transcriptionists earn a median salary of $34,730 according to the U.S. Department of Labor.



Your medical transcription training doesn’t have to spell “debt.”


Training with professional tools and software gives you an edge in your career.


Advisors, instructors, and account support are all just a call, click, or email away.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Earning your Medical Transcription certificate can help you develop real-world skills that are valuable in many healthcare settings across America. Medical practices, hospitals, and clinics appreciate people who have taken the time to learn medical transcription fundamentals.

As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth College Central Network. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth College Central Network as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your diploma, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth College Central Network anytime you need to.

Many of our students have been out of school for awhile, yet find it easy to learn medical transcription online. We give you everything you need to make medical transcription fundamentals clear and applicable in the real world.

Related programs

In addition to our Medical Transcription course online, we offer a range of flexible healthcare programs to broaden your knowledge and help you advance in your medical career.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Advance your career in our online API Program Name program. Call 1-800-957-5412