Program TitleMedical Coding Specialist Certificate of Occupational Training
Program Description
The Medical Coding Specialist compiles, processes, and maintains medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Processes, maintain, compiles, and reports patient information for health requirements and standards.
 
Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for national certification exam for coding specialists.
Program O*Net URLhttp://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2071.00, 29-2071.00 - Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Estimated Complete Program Cost Tuition and Fees$2919.80 In District,$3006.80 Out of District,$5819.80 Out of State
Estimated Complete Program Cost Room and Board$9,697
Estimated Complete Program Cost Books and Supplies$1675
Other Program Costs
A student membership to join the American Academy of Professional Coders is $70.  You must be a member to take the certification exam which is $260.
Length of Program (Normal Time)one year
Number of Students that Completed the Program11
Number of Students that Completed within Normal Time10
Job Placement Rates for Students Completing the Program
82%
Median Program Federal Student Loan Debt 
Median Program Private Loan Debt 
Median Program Institutional Financing Plan Debt 
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