Professional Digital Editor CertificateThis program is available at the Online location.
This online 16-week certificate program is a “Shared Program” between Clark State and Stark State Colleges, offering a unique opportunity for providing excellence in teaching and learning. In just 16 short weeks, students develop the requisite skills required to produce the official verbatim transcript of proceedings from digital reporting equipment.
This Professional Digital Editor (PDE) certificate will provide certificate-seeking students the opportunity to train as a professional digital editor using computer-aided transcript (CAT) software to produce verbatim transcripts and enter the vital, exciting, and rewarding IT profession of digital editing.
Clark/Stark students learn the skills of a Professional Digital Editor using simulations produced on cutting-edge digital recording technology and state-of-the-art computer-aided transcription (CAT) software. Students’ skills are perfected through these simulations and assessments of skill. Students are required to complete the capstone certificate course, applying professional digital editing skills to earn their certificate and apply for the professional certification opportunity with the American Association of Electronic Reporters and Transcribers (AAERT) and become employed as a Professional Digital Editor.