Medical Coding

The Medical Coding Program will prepare students for employment in a hospital or physician’s office or enhance medical coding skills of those currently employed with emphasis on skills in medical coding for reimbursement and the medical coder’s role in the revenue cycle. Students will be eligible to complete the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam OR the American Health Information Management (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.


Frequently Asked Questions

Official Program Description in the College Catalog


Career opportunities for medical coders are excellent. Certified medical coders will find employment opportunities in hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, physician offices, and other types of health care organizations.  In addition, medical coders can work with third party agencies such as insurance companies, state and federal regulatory agencies, and health care vendors.

Students interested in the Health Information Technology Profession can obtain more information from AHIMA or  AAPC.