NTC Medical Coding Certificate Degree Program Recognized as Best Associate Degree Program


Northwest Technical College’s medical and coding program was ranked 8th in the list of “The Best Associate Degree Programs” by Intelligent.com

This ranking was based on course flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost and reputation.

About the Program

NTC’s 30-credit certificate degree program provides students with experience in medical coding as well as a foundation toward earning an associate of applied science. With a growing need for medical technicians in the field, the medical certificate degree program prepares students for entry level positions.

The program utilizes nationally recognized coding systems to categorize procedures and diagnoses. Graduates will have the qualifications to work in many different medical settings.

About Intelligent.com

Intelligent.com is an online resource that provides rankings for the best colleges and programs across the country. The rankings include details of delivery method, credit requirement as well as cost per credit of the programs.



MN State logoNorthwest Technical College, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, has prepared students for fulfilling careers in high-demand fields for more than 50 years. The college’s accessible, affordable, hands-on programs also help the region’s employers meet their ever-growing need for a highly skilled workforce. NTC serves more than 1,000 students with an excellent education, an open-enrollment policy and affordable tuition. Students may pursue nearly 40 degree, diploma and certificate programs in six distinct career paths. Classes are offered on campus, online, or as a combination of both. NTC is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities. For more, visit ntcmn.edu.