Medical Coding

Certificate of Proficiency |  Ozark Campus  |  In-Person or Blended

The Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Coding will prepare students for entry-level coding office positions in healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, clinics, physician practices).  Credits earned may be applied to the Technical Certificate and/or the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management.

 

Hands-on Learning Opportunities

  • Experience using multiple computer systems 

Skills You Will Learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Computer skills
  • Team interaction

 

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $129 per credit hour

Out-of-State: $258 per credit hour

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

The AR Futures grant could cover your expenses for this credential. Check credential eligibility

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Coding specialist at a hospital billing department
  • Coding specialist for a medical billing company
  • Coding specialist for a local physician

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Johnson County Regional Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Shared Services

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies
  • Technical Certificate in Health Information Technology

Point of Pride

This program allows students to be involved in a helping profession but still utilize business skills they may possess.

 

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