Digital Court Reporting with Legal Transcription

Court reporting is among the fastest-growing professions in the legal system. By providing word-for-word transcriptions at trials, depositions, and other legal proceedings, court reporters and legal transcribers play a key role in assuring justice for all parties in legal cases and disputes. In this 100% online course, you will learn the concepts and skills needed to become a court reporter and a legal transcriber.

Upon successful completion, you will be prepared to pass the Certified Electronic Reporter (CER) and Certified Electronic Transcriber (CET) exams offered by the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT).

Court reporters provide a verbatim record of words spoken by the parties in a live legal proceeding such as a hearing, trial or deposition. Transcribers create hard copies of dictation given to them, usually by attorneys, either by live transcription or working from audio files.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop the skills you need to become a successful digital reporter and legal transcriber who can work in the field and at home
  • Professionalism, ethics, and confidentiality
  • Fundamentals of our legal system including Legal, medical, and industry terminology
  • Legal, medical, and industry terminology
  • Digital reporting hardware and software including practice using digital recording software
  • Transcript formatting, focusing on federal court systems
  • Be in a position to sit for and pass the AAERT's (American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers) Certified Electronic and Transcriber exams, further broadening your options for employment.

Learning Options

  • 100% online, self-paced

Cost: $1,595.00

  • Financing Available

Course Length:

  • 6 Months


  • High School Diploma or equivalent and eligible for notary public commissions in your state.

Questions? Please email or call 1-855-520-6806.