Online Medical Coding Program

Classes are all done online, in which video lectures and materials are reviewed at home.

Get started in a non-credit undergraduate program and earn credentials employers recognize.

Be a part of 
FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY
Become A Medical Coding Specialist Today!

For immediate questions, contact MK Education at 630.541.3600 X 8606

Medical Coding Course

​As part of the Medical Coding program, you'll learn the importance and fundamentals of proper coding to execute financial goals of major medical practices. You will also be introduced to the profession of medical coding in the physician and hospital environment. This skill set helps better prepare students for a variety of jobs in the field, offering graduates a competitive advantage.

Areas of Study Include:
  • Health care delivery system and health occupations

  • Anatomy and physiology of the human body

  • Application of medical terminology

  • Disease processes in relationship to the human body, including pharmacology

  • ICD and CPT coding systems, both manual and automated

  • Medical coding referencing

  • Basics of health information services

  • Ethical and legal principles with regard to medical records

  • Computer skills

  • Safety and security of health information

National Certification Exams

 

After course completion, students are prepared for three national certification exams:​

  • Certified Coding Association (CCA) by AHIMA

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) by AAPC

  • Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (CBCS) by NHA

According to AHIMA, the CCA designation has been the national standard of achievement in health information management since 2002. 

Medical Coding Career Outlook

 

Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.

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Payment Plan is available through
MK Education.​

For more information, contact MK Education at

630-541-3600  ext. 8606 or submit your name and email at the request for info box above, and a representative will get back shortly.

Prerequisites
 
  • 18 years of age

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Proficient in the English language

  • 9th grade Algebra & Arithmetic

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