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Program Details

Metropolitan Community College offers a Medical Office - Medical Coding and Billing Assistant (MOCB1) program for students interested in working within the healthcare field as a medical coding and billing assistant. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded the Certificate of Achievement. Students may complete the program within one year as a full-time student.

Students will need to complete a total of 52.5 credit hours to be eligible for graduation. The credits are divided into 13.5 general education, 18 major requirement, and 21 option requirement courses. The general education courses will offer students an education that covers the foundations of a variety of core subjects. Students should gain the skills and experience necessary for future careers. Students will need to complete 4.5 communications, 4.5 quantitative/numeracy skills, and 4.5 other credits.

The major requirement courses should provide the specific instruction that is required for work within a medical office environment. Individuals may increase their knowledge and skills that are needed to be well prepared within the medical field. Some courses are Medical Terminology I, Introduction to Medical Law & Ethics, and Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology.

The option requirement courses provide students an essential education that may be applied for work within the field of medical coding and billing field. Students will need to complete a list of six courses. Some of the option’s courses are Disease Processes, Introduction to Insurance, and Coding & Billing I. The suggested first quarter courses are Medical Terminology I, ENGL Level I, and Information Systems & Literacy.

Accreditation & Licensing

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