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Do you want a degree that will give you flexibility to work in a wide range of health care settings? The medical transcriptionist diploma at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN may be for you! As a medical transcriptionist, you can work in hospitals, home health agencies, and insurance agencies, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities or even in the home.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Typing
  • Medical report transcription
  • Learn how to spell, pronounce and define medical terms
  • Learn how to use drug reference books

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The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

Career Information

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Find out what your interests and strengths are with this 10-minute online assessment. Then see what careers and programs at Lake Superior College may line up with them!


Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The medical transcriptionist degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

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Potential Career Opportunities

  • Medical transcriptionist
  • Documentation specialist
  • Transcriptionist
  • Medical language specialist
  • Radiology transcriptionist

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Minnesota Median Wage


US Median Wage


Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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