Degrees & Credentials

 

Certificate — Medical Coding

This 29-credit certificate prepares graduates for entry-level medical coding positions or to advance their studies with a diploma or AAS in Medical Coding. For more information about this credential, go to the Certificate — Medical Coding page. 

Diploma — Medical Coding

This 42-credit diploma prepares graduates for medical coding positions or to advance their studies with an AAS in Medical Coding. Graduates gain proficiency in the health care industry’s numerical coding system. For more information about this credential, go to the Diploma — Medical Coding page.

AAS — Medical Coding

This 60-credit AAS prepares graduates for a career in medical coding for patient account management, medical billing and insurance claims processing. Graduates gain proficiency in the health care industry’s numerical coding system and a strong professional foundation with courses in college writing, bioethical issues, general psychology, intro to public speaking, business communications and customer relations management. For more information about this credential, go to the AAS — Medical Coding page.

Diploma — Health Care Administrative Support

This 36-credit diploma prepares graduates for a position in Health Care Administrative Support to assist with medical office management or as a first step to pursue an AAS as a Health Care Administrative Specialist. For more information about this credential, go to the Diploma — Health Care Administrative Support page.

AAS — Health Care Administrative Specialist

This 60-credit AAS degree prepares graduates to become a health care administrative specialist for medical office management. Graduates will gain skills in patient scheduling, medical record maintenance, patient billing and medical office management, as well as a strong professional foundation with courses in college writing, ethics, bioethical issues, intro to public speaking, human resources management, intro to business, supervisory leadership and budget and financial management. For more information about this credential, go to the AAS — Health Care Administrative Specialist page.