The Short-Term Certificate in Digital Reporting and Transcription will prepare students to work in the legal field as a digital reporter, utilizing software that works with microphones and recording equipment to capture the speech of individuals involved in trials, hearings, depositions, arbitrations, and other legal proceedings. The program will also prepare students to create the official transcript of court proceedings, based on a digital recording. Students completing this program will be prepared to sit for the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers certifications in Certified Electronic Transcriber and Certified Electronic Reporter.  

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This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at

Financial Assistance funds cannot be applied towards this program. Request for eligibility to utilize Financial Assistance funds for this program is currently pending.


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