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Medical Transcription Degrees in Aurora, CO with Course Info

There are two schools around Aurora, CO, that have programs offering medical transcription coursework. To find out which one is right for you, read an overview of training requirements at one of those colleges located within about 45 miles of downtown.

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Aurora Medical Transcription Schools

Those interested in building their skills in medical transcription have a single option less than an hour's drive from central Aurora. This article discusses the courses and internship opportunities at one school. It also includes a table of facts and figures on the profiled institution as well as some info on another school in the area.

  • Situated about 38 miles from Aurora's downtown area, Aims Community College (ACC) offers career and technical education for students who are seeking entry-level job skills as well as academic credits for transfer to a 4-year college or university. Students can earn certificates in medical transcription and coding.

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School facts

To find out more about the profiled school's enrollment numbers, campus environments and more, review the table below.

Aims Community College - Ft. Lupton
School Type 2-year, public
Total Enrollment (2014) 5,001*
Campus Setting Small city
Program Cost (2015-2016) $67.36 in-district, $105.73 in-state, $425.25 out-of-state per credit hour***
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2013-2014) 81%
Acceptance Rate (2014) N/A - Open admissions*
Retention Rate (2014) 63% for full-time students*
Graduation Rate (2014) 25%*

Source: *NCES College Navigator,**Aims Community College

Aims Community College - Fort Lupton

ACC offers two programs that cover medical transcription and coding through its business technology department. The curriculum is taught through a combination of classroom and online courses. Both of these programs provide a course in coding for medical billing and insurance.

Introduction to Medical Transcription and Coding Certificate

This is a 2-semester, 19-credit program. Students take courses in word processing techniques, medical terminology, medical office administration, medical office financial management and insurance billing and coding.

Medical Transcription and Coding Certificate

This 32-credit, 3-semester program provides the same coursework as the introduction course with the addition of anatomy and physiology, word processing, medical transcription and an internship. Students must also take an English course in composition or technical writing.

Other School Options

Arapahoe Community College offers an online medical transcriptionist certificate program. This in-depth program consists of 21 courses covering medical information, technology and skills required for this field.

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