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OSU-OKC offers free court reporting intro class

OSU-OKC offers free court reporting intro class

Online class introduces stenography, career opportunities

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 13, 2020) – It’s a free introduction to a growing career field.

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City is offering a free online course, Court Reporting A to Z, starting the week of Aug. 3.

The course offers an introduction to stenography and the court reporting profession. The course will be held once per week for six weeks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instruction will be provided by a certified court reporter. During the course, students will learn about career opportunities, learn the alphabet in stenography and experience how to write on a stenography machine. The course is free and open to anyone who is interested in exploring court reporting and stenography.  

To participate, students must have access to the internet, a computer with a microphone, and headphones.

The starting base salary for a court reporter in Oklahoma is approximately $45,000 a year. Court reporters can also earn additional pay for providing copies of their transcripts. Rural counties have a large need for court reporters, especially in areas bordering Kansas and Texas, and the salaries there can be higher.

To apply or learn more, go to https://apply.osuokc.edu/register/AtoZ082020.

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For more information: Nick Trougakos, OSU-OKC – nick.trougakos@okstate.edu – (405) 945-9196

About Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 40 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners. More information is available at www.osuokc.edu.