Where can this career take you?

Where this qualification can take you?

Career development is an important consideration when making a decision to study. Fortunately, the employment of medical transcriptionists is projected to grow faster than the average; meaning job opportunities should be good, especially for those who are certified.

With further education and experience, medical transcriptionists can advance to:

  • home-based work
  • supervisory positions
  • editing
  • quality control
  • consulting
  • teaching / on-job training
  • owners of medical transcription businesses
  • medical records and health information technicians
  • medical coders
  • medical records and health information administrators

There are also international qualifications that follow on from this course of study. For more information about those go to