Certificate in Medical Coding Specialist
Lamar Institute of Technology

Program Details

The Certificate in Medical Coding Specialist is an online medical billing and coding degree from Lamar Institute of Technology.  This is a 40-semester credit hour certificate that is designed to prepare students for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.  Students learn to code the diagnoses and procedures for healthcare services provided to patients while deciphering the explanation of benefits and processing claims.  Coursework teaches you how to code, classify, and index diagnoses and procedures using ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT and HCPCS.  You will also study:

  • Data analysis
  • Information technology
  • Standards
  • Revenue
  • HIPAA laws

Graduates are prepared for careers in physicians’ offices, outpatient clinics, emergency centers, day surgery centers, and in outpatient settings within hospitals.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Lamar Institute of Technology is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score