If you are interested in an in-demand career with growth opportunities, the Medical Coding Certificate program is an outstanding option! Become a Medical Coder in just three semesters!
Medical coding job opportunities include working in physician offices, clinics, and health-related companies. Many Medical Coders work from home. Medical coders play an important part in healthcare. The healthcare industry utilizes medical codes for public health tracking, statistics, reimbursement, research, and much more.
About the Program
This certificate program prepares graduates to be an effective contribution to the healthcare industry. Medical Coding Certificate students gain knowledge to appropriately assign medical codes to diagnoses, symptoms, and operative procedures using the various medical coding systems. Students will become components in the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT coding systems.
Credits earned in this certificate program may be applied toward the Health Information Technology, AAS (Owens Code: HINF) program, if the student wishes to pursue certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).
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