Technical Diploma in Medical Coding Specialist
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

Program Details

SWTC offers the online Technical Diploma in Medical Coding Specialist. This program 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 health care agencies. This program teaches students to review medical documentation provided by physicians and other health care providers, and translate it into universally recognized numeric codes.

Potential career opportunities:

  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Outpatient Coder
  • Inpatient Coder
  • Coding Analyst
  • Claims Analyst


This diploma program requires 32-33 credits for completion.

  • High school diploma, GED, HSED, or home-schooled diploma

School Accreditation Statement

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