The online Associate in Medical Coding program introduces students to the concept of translating medical terminology to numbers for the purpose of billing medical insurance companies for services rendered. The curriculum teaches students how to identify the disease process and how it applies to coding situations, and how to apply critical thinking skills when utilizing the most current coding systems. Graduates have the knowledge, skills, and behavior required for entry-level employment and have a working knowledge of medical ethics and professionalism.
- High school diploma or GED
- Academic assessment
- A supervised, unpaid practicum of at least 60 contact hours performing medical coding procedures must be completed prior to graduation
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission