The online Associate of Science in Medical Billing and Coding prepares students for entry-level employment in medical or dental offices, clinics, or by independent billing companies, combining theory and practice so students meet the competencies needed to be medical billers and coders. Students learn to prepare various health claim forms using medical billing software, acquiring a working knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology, as well as comprehension of the legal, ethical, and regulatory standards of medical records management. Students learn to accurately interpret medical records, including diagnoses and procedures of health care providers, as well as to document and code the information for submission to insurance companies.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Pass the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE) with a score of 13 or higher
- Interview with an enrollment services representative
- Written statement
School Accreditation Statement
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges