Professional Development

Medical Scribe Professional

What does a Medical Scribe Professional do?

Through the Medical Scribe Professional career training, you will learn how to document the patient’s story, the patient’s interactions with the physician, the procedures performed, and any other important information. A medical scribe professional collaborates with a physician and fulfills the primary clerical and non-medical functions of a physician or practitioner.

Where Can You Work?

Typically, medical scribe professionals work in inpatient or outpatient medical facilities or busy hospitals.


14 Weeks


Training Materials Provided



Medical Scribe Professional


Healthcare employment is projected to grow by 13% from 2021 to 2031, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means that over the next decade there will be nearly 2 million new positions available for those interested in healthcare.

Skills Learned

Upon completion of this training, you’ll be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, anatomy and physiology
  • Comply with relevant laws and ethics, the Omnibus Rule, HIPAA and HITECH
  • Demonstrate electronic health record documentation as applicable to the clinic workflow
  • Explain how medical coding plays a role and impacts the clinic workflow and revenue cycle
  • Gain an understanding of laboratory testing and pharmacology as applicable to the EHR

Courses - 14 Weeks

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Medical Scribe Professional Job Possibilities

Medical Scribe


$27,300 – $33,150

Certification Information

Upon completing your training, you’ll be qualified to earn the Apprentice Medical Scribe Professional (AMSP) credential through the American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG).


Apprentice Medical Scribe Professional

The AMSP credential showcases a student’s knowledge, skill, and ability to work as a medical scribe efficiently. Students must possess less than 200 hours of documented front-line, on-the-job medical scribe experience in order to sit for the exam.

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Payment Options

Credit Card

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal, or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option.


Short-term Loan

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds.

Program Comparison

Emerge Education
Community College
Program & Tuition Cost
$4,000 average
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Job Ready In
3–6 months
24–48 months
Schedule Flexibility
On-demand 24/7
Set class schedule
Travel Requirements
None: 100% online
On-campus classrooms
Student Support
Personal Advisors: text, call and email access
Professors: scheduled office hours
Career Coaching
Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers
Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit
Content Delivery
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Professor lectures

Meet Your Training Specialist

Lauren Holubec is your Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options and succeed! Get in touch with Lauren to learn more about the program and how to achieve your career goals. If you are a manager interested in group enrollment, please contact Lauren directly so she can assist you with the enrollment process.


How long does it take to become a Medical Scribe Professional?

You will complete the courses in this program over 14 weeks, making students job-ready in 3.5 months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Do these courses count for college credit?

No, these courses do not count for college credit

Is the Medical Scribe Professional career training online?

Yes, our training program is fully online and asynchronous.