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Distance Learning Student Profile

Are you a student who wants:

  • to write realtime, the newest technology in the reporting profession, with a conflict-free theory
  • to have a 100,000+ word dictionary available for purchase on diskette upon completion of the program

Are you a student who:

  • works full time
  • is unable to attend campus because of family commitments
  • because of time and travel constraints is unable to attend at
    the specific times the courses are offered
  • wants a career working out of their home utilizing the latest in
    computer technology
  • has a strong, disciplined work ethic
  • can meet deadlines
  • works well under pressure
  • can concentrate for long periods of time
  • is self-motivated
  • is goal-oriented
  • is computer literate
  • possesses above-average language skills
  • can concentrate for long periods of time
  • is self-motivated
  • is goal-oriented
  • is computer literate
  • possesses above-average language skills

Stark State College offers the perfect career choice for you: An AAB Degree in Judicial Reporting and Captioning

Four degree options available:

  • Judicial reporting for those who love the legal field.
  • Captioning for those who want to be the best in the business and enjoy a lucrative, prestigious career.
  • Realtime transcription as a home-based career
  • Scopists are hired by court reporters to edit and proofread transcripts while the reporters work in court; an ideal career for a person who prefers to work at home.

The court reporting courses held on campus are offered in conjunction with the Web-based courses, reaching those students interested in learning the skill but unable to attend the campus because of family commitments, and/or time and travel constraints. Virtually anyone who has access to a computer with Windows software and hardware requirements will be able to take the program online, but the student will be required to have a computerized steno machine and court reporting student software before taking any online courses.