Medical Coding Specialist Technical Diploma
Lakeshore Technical College

Program Details

The online Medical Coding Specialist Technical Diploma prepares students for employment as entry-level coding specialists in health care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, physician practice groups, surgery centers, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare agencies.  Courses teach students to review medical documentation provided by physicians and other health care providers and translate this into numerical codes.  Students also learn to assign and sequence diagnostic and procedural codes using universally recognized coding systems for uses such as payment of health care claims, statistics, and medical research.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • ACT or ACCUPLACER scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission