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Medical Transcription Training at Davenport University (DU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002249
  • Phone: (616) 698-7111

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  • Phone: (616) 732-1200

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Medical Transcription Training

The medical transcription program at Davenport University prepares students for careers in hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, nursing homes, public health agencies, and home health care agencies. The program focuses on executing verbatim medical conference minutes, medical reports, and medical orders. Program courses include: dictation and simultaneous reading, analysis of notes and visual evidence, medical terminology, data processing applications and skills, formal medical report and correspondence formats, professional standards, and applicable law and regulations. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer medical transcription training.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Medical Transcription program at Davenport University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Medical Transcriptionists

  • Description:

    Transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, medical transcriptionists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
      • Total Employment: 250
      • Average Hourly Rate: $16.35
      • Average Annual Salary: $34,010

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Medical Transcription Programs in Michigan

Medical Transcription programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Muskegon Community College

Muskegon, MI
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Medical Office Administration (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Office Assistant (C)
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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, MI
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Office Assistant (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
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Lansing Community College

Lansing, MI
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Health Unit Coordinator (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist (C)
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Glen Oaks Community College

Centreville, MI
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
  • Medical Administration (C)
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Southwestern Michigan College

Dowagiac, MI
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C)
Baker College of Owosso

Owosso, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Healthcare Administration (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Reception (C)
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Mid Michigan Community College

Harrison, MI
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Healthcare Administration (A)
  • Medical Records Technician (A)
  • Medical Transcription (A)
Baker College of Flint

Flint, MI
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Healthcare Administration (C)
  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
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Mott Community College

Flint, MI
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Health Management and Clinical Assistant (C)
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Schoolcraft College

Livonia, MI
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Transcription (C)
  • Medical Office Assistant (C)