Medical Transcription Certificate

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(18 credits)

NOTE: Students who lack prior health and/or general office experience may need to take course-related prerequisites.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required OATS and HIT courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 18 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
Technical Requirements (18 credits)
HIT 150Introduction to Medical Terminology3
or AHS 120 Medical Terminology
HIT 158Advanced Medical Terminology3
OATS 207Machine Transcription3
OATS 208Medical Office Procedures3
OATS 223Medical Transcription I3
OATS 233Advanced Medical Transcription3
Total Credits18

(18 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required OATS and HIT courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements to total at least 18 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
HIT 150
Introduction to Medical Terminology
or Medical Terminology
3
OATS 208 Medical Office Procedures 3
 Credits6
Semester 2
HIT 158 Advanced Medical Terminology 3
OATS 207 Machine Transcription 3
 Credits6
Semester 3
OATS 223 Medical Transcription I 3
 Credits3
Semester 4
OATS 233 Advanced Medical Transcription 3
 Credits3
 Total Credits18