Gain the skills needed to start a career in coding medical records. With a Medical Coding certification, you will be ready to start your career in one year or less. When you’re ready, all courses can be applied toward the Healthcare Management A.A.S. degree Medical Coding concentration.
About $5,343 total in tuition and fees.
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With a Medical Coding certification, you will be qualified to work in a variety of healthcare settings such as, physician offices, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and insurance companies. Ask Career Services for help as you begin your job search.
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Campus Availability: Courses for this degree are available at a variety of campus locations and online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.
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Required and Recommended Exams
In order to become a certified coder, you must complete a coding certification exam provided by one of the following groups:
While not required, it is strongly recommended that graduates of this program sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam in order to earn a CPC credential. The CPC is nationally recognized by employers seeking ethical, accurate, and professional medical coders.
Credit for What You Know
You may be eligible to earn college credit based on the experience you already have.
This experience could come from your job, the military, and more.