With an overall population of 81,860 and a student population of 5,988, approximately 3,595 of Decatur students attend one of Decatur's schools that offer medical transcription programs.
Richland Community College is the largest medical transcription school in Decatur, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Richland Community College with credentials in medical transcription.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in medical transcription from medical transcription schools in Decatur in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,510 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for medical transcription related books and supplies every year.
Many medical transcription graduates choose to work as medical transcriptionists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Decatur, your job prospects are average. The government projects that the number of medical transcriptionists in Decatur will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical transcriptionists.