Medical Billing and Coding

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On campus 1 day per week

To help balance life and school, you’ll take most of your courses at home through virtual instruction and come to campus for labs once a week.

Career Overview

Medical biller and coders manage accurate patient records. They use medical systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance disbursements and databases.

8-Month Program

You can train for a new career in less time than you think. It only takes 8 months to complete our Medical Billing & Coding program. Our focused, hands-on training is designed to prepare you for quick workplace entry.

Work as a medical billing & coding specialist in settings such as

2020 annual national salary for jobs in this occupation*


Median Salary

Lowest 10%: $28,800 or less

2020-30 projected growth*


New Jobs

+9% Growth

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at (visited September 8, 2021).

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Flexible Blended Learning to Help Balance Life and School

This program features a blend of online and on-campus learning. This is to help make going to school work with your busy schedule. Typically, you will spend 1 day on campus per week, where you can practice hands-on skills and ask your instructor questions. Complete the rest of your coursework online at home, at your own pace, and on your own time.

All-Inclusive Tuition Has You Covered

As a medical billing and coding student, you’ll receive a laptop (which is yours to keep after graduating) to help you with your online coursework as well as prepare you to work in a modern office. All-inclusive tuition also covers your books, Altierus branded backpack and school scrubs, as well as test preparation and fees for your Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam.

Professional Skills Development

Your coursework integrates professional skills development into this program so you’ll have the soft skills employers look for. Gain proficiency in communication, interpersonal skills, self-management, emotional intelligence, and career-building competencies. You’ll also prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification, the industry standard for medical billing and coding in healthcare settings.

Medical Billing & Coding Program Information

Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be able to proficiently identify components and use correct medical terminology of body systems, utilize proper classification software, and determine the correct application of health insurance forms and documents.

Skills to Build Your Career

Learn how to perform critical duties such as:

  • Current procedural coding
  • Diagnostic coding
  • Medical terminology
  • Professional/office skills
  • Anatomy and physiology fundamentals
  • Claims processing/collection strategies

Certification Prep and Testing Included

Preparation and testing are included in the program at no extra cost for the following certification exam:

  • CPC — Certified Professional Coders certification from the American Academy of Professional Coders

(770) 921-1085

1750 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 500
Norcross, GA 30093

Mon - Thu: 8:30 am to 7 pm
Fri: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat before session start: 9 am to 1 pm
Sun: Closed

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