Career Step

Online Healthcare and Computer Training Programs

College of DuPage Continuing Education partners with Career Step, a leading online education provider with more than 20 years of experience. 

  • Programs are 100 percent online, allowing you to work on them as your schedule allows.
  • You'll have one-on-one support from experienced instructors every step of the way.
  • Course registration for all programs is ongoing. Begin and end the class on your schedule.

Get started today! Prepare for a rewarding careers in a growing industry.

Featured Course

Online Medical Transcription Editor

Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program prepares students for medical transcription and editing careers. Topics studied include documentation, biomedical sciences and editing theory. Enrollment includes ebooks, a transcription foot pedal, an AHDI membership and a voucher to take the RHDS exam.
BCAST-0700-001, $3,199

Medical Transcription Career Benefits

  • 90% of Career Step medical transcription students get hired in the field.
  • Opportunity to work from home
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Productivity-based income: the more you work, the more you can earn
  • U.S. Department of Labor reports that the middle 50% of medical transcriptionists earn between $27,810 and $42,690 a year.

Additional Career Step Courses

Online Veterinary Assisting with Medical Office Administration

Develop the knowledge and skills needed to work as a veterinary assistant or medical office assistant. Topics include office and exam room procedures, communication and client relations, and small and large animal nursing. Enrollment includes a CMAA exam voucher.
BCAST-0730-001, $3,899

Online Microsoft Office 2019 Bundle

Prepare to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification with training on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access. Work through beginning and advanced concepts and complete a variety of hands-on exercises. Enrollment includes ebooks as well as five quick-reference cards.
BCAST-0800-001, $599

Online Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician training program includes 285 hours of curriculum and is designed to be completed in three months of full-time study. The Career Step Pharmacy Technician training program covers pharmacology, pharmacy law, regulations and standards, business of a pharmacy (both retail and institutional), prescriptions, pharmaceutical calculations and nonsterile compounding.
BCAST-0710-001, $2,999

Online Veterinary Assistant

The Veterinary Assistant training program includes 150 hours of curriculum and is designed to be completed in three months of full-time study. The program covers examination room procedures, communication and client relations, office and hospital procedures, small and large animal nursing, pharmacy and pharmacology, laboratory procedures, surgical preparation and assisting, and radiology and ultrasound imaging.
BCAST-0720-001, $1,999

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Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

All COD facilities are closed to the public until further notice. If you are attempting to register for a class, Please leave a message and Continuing Education staff will return your call as soon as possible. You can also reach us by email at at any time.

Please note: all programming for Fall 2020 will be online (some exceptions apply).