The Certified Shorthand Reporter course is designed to help prepare students to sit for the Certified Shorthand Reporter Exam (CSR) and Registered Professional Reporter Exam (RPR). This course will train students to improve shorthand skills to 225 words per minute. Dictation practiced will consist of literary, jury charge, multi-voice testimony, medical/technical dictation, as well as current events.

About the Course:

This course will provide training toward the development of machine shorthand skill to 225 words per minute. Dictation will consist of literary, jury charge, multi-voice testimony, medical/technical dictation, and current events. Emphasis is placed on preparation for the CSR and RPR exams. Readback is part of the class. Accurate transcription, including correct format of court proceedings, is stressed.

CSR & RPR Exam Prep Program – Equipment Pricing*

New Equipment
Wave Student Writer: $1,850
Protégé Student Writer: $1,600
Case Catalyst Software, Student Edition: $500

Used Equipment
Wave Student Writer: $1,200
elan Student Writer: $900
Protégé Student Writer: $900
elan Mira Professional Writer: $2,500
Stentura SRT 400 & SRT 500: $300
Stentura 6000: $500
Stentura 8000: $700

*The Equipment Pricing amounts above are estimated prices and are subject to change.

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Need To Know Info

Candidates must show proof of writing 160 wpm. Candidates should submit documentation of previous education to complete their enrollment. A Wave Student Writer or equivalent machine and Case Catalyst Software or equivalent software are required for this Program. If candidates do not have the required equipment, it may be purchased from the campus for an additional fee. New and used Wave Student Writers are available for purchase.