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Medical Coding - Transcriptionist Certificate

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The Medical Coding/Transcriptionist program provides students with the opportunity to gain the entry-level skills necessary to acquire and maintain a position relating to Medical Coding and/or Medical Transcription. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Identify and correctly apply ICD-9-CM codes based on the diagnoses presented
  • Identify and correctly apply CPT codes based on the surgical procedures presented
  • Recognize, understand and spell a variety of medical terms
  • Demonstrate proficiency in keying dictated tapes based on medical cases
  • Distinguish different medical forms and show familiarity with content
  • Communicate effectively

Course Catalog

View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog: Medical Coding - Transcriptionist Certificate

Job Opportunities

This program affords students the ability to gain the competencies needed to successfully acquire and maintain employment in managed care systems, nursing homes, home care agencies, physicians’ offices, hospitals and insurance agencies. Many of the positions in this field are home-based.

Online Learning

Online Medical Coding - Transcriptionist Certificate Degree

The Medical Coding - Transcriptionist Certificate degree program is internet accessible and may be completed entirely online. Learn how!

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Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

Program Name
Medical Coding — Transcriptionist — Certificate

Program Length
1 year

Program Cost
$6730 (if completed within normal time)
These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
There may be additional costs for living expenses.

Typical graduate leaves with
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with N/A* of debt.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Requirements
The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: New York

Additional Information
Program completion data is based on enrollment in the 2017-18 academic year.
Program costs are based on the 2019-20 academic year. For additional information regarding other costs go to: Cost of Attendance
For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: Graduation Rates

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