Online education serves as an excellent means to prepare for a career in court reporting. Students can continue to work fulltime as they earn their degree from home. Online degree programs in court reporting can prepare students for the wide range of court reporters’ duties and responsibilities. Students should develop familiarity and competence in areas of stenography equipment, computer technology and software capabilities, and voice-recognition equipment. Individuals interested in such programs should possess the desire to learn about the American legal system, business, and current events. They should also expect to hone their communication skills.