Associate Degree in Court Reporting

Create your path to a court reporting career.
As the field of court reporting evolves, education for reporters must evolve along with it. And with technological advances like RealTime Coach, an experiential realtime reporting tool, there’s never been a better time to get your education in the cutting-edge, online environment that Bryan University offers.

In our interactive classrooms, you’ll learn from successful deposition and judicial reporters. Using the industry’s pre-eminent realtime reporting learning tools, you’ll be challenged with real-world court reporting circumstances and situations. And you’ll get the faculty support you need to solve each and every challenge with confidence. It’s the technical training and individualized instruction you need to prepare for the court reporting career of your dreams—and then, upon graduation, to go out and get it.

Program highlights
In our interactive, cutting-edge online classrooms, your court reporting courses will cover:

  • Comprehensive preparation to lead in the fields of court reporting, deposition reporting, closed captioning, realtime writing, CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation).
  • In-depth instruction on the use of Computer-Aided Transcription (CAT) software and next-generation court reporting technologies.
  • Extensive training to develop typing skills while learning to produce and transcribe legal forms and deposition documents.
  • Comprehensive preparation for the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) exam through NCRA.

Engaging, live online classes
As a Bryan student, you’ll attend live virtual classes over the internet where you can see, speak and chat with your instructors and classmates, just as if you were at a campus, but you’ll be attending from the comfort of your home. Plus, with an exciting student-centric website, you can access homework, practice exercises and class information anytime. And at Bryan, we don’t think online learning means learning alone. That’s why we provide you with individual faculty and mentor support, so you experience learning with the best.
Bryan’s Court Reporting program also features a state-of-the-art simulation lab leveraging RealTime Coach, an experiential tool that provides instant feedback and adaptive learning to help students increase speed levels rapidly and find success via deliberate practice.

Program of study
Our associate’s degree program gives you the comprehensive, hands-on training you need to prepare for a court reporting career. Our in-depth coursework also prepares you to sit for the Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) exam.

An education that keeps on giving
At Bryan University, we know that education is a lifelong pursuit. That’s why we give our graduates the opportunity to return and audit any previously completed course that is still being taught and has space availability. No tuition will be charged for taking a refresher course, because we believe in keeping our graduates educated for life.

Your career success is at the core of our mission. Our lifetime job placement assistance and accessible alumni network allow us to keep contributing to your success long after you’ve graduated. It’s another privilege of attending Bryan University—and we’re proud to offer it, anytime our graduates need it.

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