Court reporting degrees The Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis is proud to offer our students the opportunity to achieve their Associate of Applied Science degree in Court Reporting 100% online!  Instruction in the online program involves a combination of real-time and self-paced learning activities conducted over the Internet.

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AOS in Court ReportingThe focus of the Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis is to prepare students to become Certified Court Reporters by developing their machine shorthand speed to 225 words a minute and typing speed to 50 net wpm. The Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis provides the tools to build a solid foundation in English grammar and punctuation, legal and medical terminologies, anatomy, psychology, speech, courtroom and deposition procedures, and transcription via computer.

Topics Include: Theory • Reporting Procedures • Speedbuilding • Law & Legal Terminology • And More!

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CSRThe purpose of the Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis is to prepare our online students for employment as a Certified Shorthand Reporter. This course will train students to improve shorthand skills to 225 words per minute. The dictation practiced will consist of literary, jury charge, multi-voice testimony, medical/technical dictation, as well as current events.

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Electronic DiscoveryThe Online Legal Assistant Program is designed to introduce students to paralegal training, law application and the legal environment, while also examining business, family, and employment law. In addition, courses include the study of business ethics, estate administration, trial preparation, and office administration. Students receive instruction from industry experienced experts in each Legal Assistant course at the Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis.

Topics Include: Intro to the Legal System • Legal Keyboarding • Family Law • Civil & Criminal Law • Legal Office Management • And More!

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Voice WritingThe Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis offers voice writing and transcriptionist training to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge for a career in court reporting, stenography, medical transcription, legal transcription, and more. Curriculum includes topics such as court reporting technology and procedures, legal terminology, computer-aided transcription, and realtime translation. Other subjects covered during transcriptionist training include testimony, literary, and jury charge dictations, as well as the NVRA Code of Professional Responsibility.

Topics Include: Theory • Reporting Procedures • Speedbuilding • Law & Legal Terminology • And More!

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ACICS AccreditedThe Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”). ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Military Personnel

We are honored to announce that our institution has been selected as a G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School. The Court Reporting Institute under Vatterott Educational Centers, Inc., ranks nationally in the top 15% of all schools providing military educational services. > More Info

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Financing your education doesn’t have to be complicated. At The Court Reporting Institute of St. Louis, we have skilled Financial Aid Advisors that are specifically trained to help students apply for and secure financial assistance that helps go to college. > More Info

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CRI-St. Louis has several scholarships for qualifying students that you can find right here on our website. To apply, simply fill out the form and submit to us during your enrollment process. An Enrollment Coordinator will guide you through the process. > More Info