Medical Billing & Coding Specialist Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Medical Billing & Coding Specialist program provides training in many areas of today’s workforce and its medical billing and coding needs. Students will receive hands-on training in medical insurance, electronic health records (EHR), electronic medical records (EMR), and current procedural coding. Upon completion, graduates will be members of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and will be prepared to sit for an exam approved by the AAPC. This program normally takes six (6) terms to complete.
Credit Hours: 107
Course # Course Description Credit Hr. ================================================================================ ACC100 ACCOUNTING I 4 AGE110 ENGLISH 4 AGE121 COMPOSITION 2 AGE130 MATHEMATICS 4 AGE150 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 4 AGE160 COMMUNICATION ARTS 4 BUS100 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 4 BUS105 PERSONAL MONEY MANAGEMENT 2 BUS200 CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS 4 DPR121 WORD PROCESSING APPLICAITONS 4 DPR161 SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 4 ENG101 ENGLISH FUNDAMENTALS 2 KEY100 KEYBOARDING I 3 KEY150 KEYBOARDING II 3 MED100 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 4 MED110 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I 4 MED131 PHARMACOLOGY I 4 MED135 MEDICAL OFFICE SOFTWARE 2 MED140 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES 4 MED210 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II 4 MED245 PHARMACOLOGY II 4 MED250 PATHOLOGY 4 MED260 MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING I 4 MED265 MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING II 4 MED269 MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING III 4 MED271 MEDICAL INSURANCE CODING IV 4 MED272 REIMBURSEMENT I 4 MED275 REIMBURSEMENT II 4 MED282 BILLING & CODING CAPSTONE PROJECT 3 MED283 MEDICAL CODING CERTIFICATION PREP 2
Students must complete the core courses (those with a MED prefix) with a minimum of a “C” to graduate. Courses are not taught in the order listed. Metro Business College reserves the right to change courses, add or delete courses, or substitute courses to improve or upgrade the curriculum at any time.
At our Jefferson City campus, check with an Admissions Representative for availability of evening classes. Students enrolled in evening programs normally take one to two terms longer to complete than the daytime programs based on course availability.