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Medical Transcriptionist

Certificate
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1.5 years
Annual In-State Tuition (KY)
$3,654
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$12,789
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1.5 years
Total Credits
24
Annual In-State Tuition (KY)
$3,654
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$12,789
Earn your Medical Transcriptionist degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Medical Coding
A degree in medical coding will prepare students to enter a career in healthcare administration. Students will learn billing processes, medical terminology, insurance principles, data management, and medical ethics. Leaders from this field will often interface with pharmacists, doctors, and insurance companies. An increasing number of healthcare employers are looking for applicants with billing and coding skills, according to Boston Consulting Group. Career opportunities include medical billing specialist, medical coder, and claims processor.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Kentucky Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$174
Credits
21
Annual Tuition Total
$3,654
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$609
Credits
21
Annual Tuition Total
$12,789
Frequently Asked Questions
What is College Collective?

College Collective is a directory of low-cost, fully-online degrees offered by community colleges around the country. Created by a team of higher education experts and technologists, we are a free resource for learners seeking to further their education and advance their careers. Community colleges do not pay to be listed in College Collective.


What is a certificate?

A certificate is a postsecondary credential granted in a specific field of study. Students typically complete certificate programs within six months to a year. Certificates validate one’s knowledge and skills when applying to jobs, and some credits may be used to transfer to degree programs at the same or another institution.

What do I need to be successful in earning my degree online?

A reliable internet connection and a personal computer.

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About This College
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West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Established in 2003, West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) is a public community college located in Paducah, Kentucky.
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Accreditation
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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Founded in 1895, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Its headquarters are in Decatur, Georgia.