Practicum in Intermediate Machine Shorthand Certificate


This NON-CREDIT Practicum in Intermediate Machine Shorthand Certificate will prepare students for future employment in CART and hearing reporting.

Required Courses:
CTRP 030 CCourt Reporting Lab5-90
CTRP 044 CMachine Shorthand Speed Bldg 35-90
CTRP 045 CMachine Shorthand Speed Bldg 45-90
CTRP 046 CMachine Shorthand Speed Bldg 55-90
Total Hours20-360

A student who completes this program (degree/certificate) will

OUTCOME 1: Acquire the necessary intermediate skills to take dictation at speeds ranging up to 160 words per minute. The certificate is designed for intermediate level work in machine shorthand. This certificate will provide the students with stenographic skills that are applicable to non-court work specifically in law offices transcribing attorney briefs, general office work where dictated material needs to be transcribed, medical transcription, and other settings where recordation of meetings needs to be transcribed. These skills are necessary to seek employment as a transcriptionist.