Medical Transcription and Editing

About the Program

Our Medical Transcription and Editing Program is an online, 43-credit certificate program utilizing state-of-the-art software and text materials for the at-home training of medical transcriptionists and medical transcription editors (MT/MTEs). It is available to students anywhere with internet access. This AHDI-approved program provides the training to obtain an entry-level position as a medical transcriptionist or editor.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The EvCC Medical Transcription and Editing program will NOT be accepting NEW STUDENTS after Winter 2020 quarter. 
Repeating a class might not be possible.

Tuition and Fees  

The cost of the program is $5,062.45. There is a one-time enrollment and materials fee of $315 paid at the start of the program that includes foot pedal, e-Book of Style, and access to M*Modal; currently this will tie to registration in MTE 110. There are quarterly online fees of $3.00 per credit taken. Tuition is paid quarterly based on the number of credits taken. All online learning content and your foot pedal are included in the cost of the program; there is no additional expense for books. Students will need to obtain Stedman's Medical Spellchecker at an estimated cost of $80. A functional PC (not a Mac), access to the InternetInternet Explorer, FireFox and Chrome are necessary. Medical Transcription Courses, Credits, Tuition and Fees 

Financial Aid for Medical Transcription and Editing

Everett Community College is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. This program is approved by the US Department of Education for Federal Student Aid, including Pell Grant and Stafford Loan. Our Student Services Specialists will help you through each step of the financial aid application process. For Financial Aid information and questions contact

Because we value you and to protect your identity, if Everett Community College's Office of Financial Aid suspects that a student or other individual has misreported information and altered documentation to fraudulently obtain federal funds, we may delay the disbursement of federal funds and we will report our suspicions and provide any evidence to the Office of Inspector General at 1-800-647-8733.

Track Options to Completion

We have different track options so you are able to customize the pace of the MTE Program to suit your lifestyle and create an ideal learning environment. Depending on course content and personal learning style, you can typically expect about three hours of work per credit hour per week.

FAQs, Online Study, and More ...

Your success is important to us in many ways: As a student here at Everett Community College, in the Medical Transcription and Editing Program, and as a future MT/MTE. There are a number of things to consider as you plan your education with us including online study, whether or not medical transcription and editing will be right for you, and preparedness for the program.