Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding

Certificate Level: Undergraduate
Admission Requirements: High school transcript minimum
Certificate Type: Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 24.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.0713
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 29-2071

 

About the Program

This online certificate program is designed for those who want to begin medical billing, coding, and medical record auditing careers or prepare for certification exams in these areas. Students will learn principles of medical billing and coding related to the three main coding manuals: CPT, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and HCPCS. The curriculum covers principles of medical billing and coding for in-patient and outpatient hospitals.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
MBC 101Medical Terminology for Billers and Coders3.0
or MBC 250 Medical Billing Software
MBC 201Medical Billing I3.0
MBC 202Medical Billing II3.0
MBC 301Physician-Based Medical Coding I3.0
MBC 302Physician-Based Medical Coding II3.0
MBC 303Hospital-Based Medical Coding I3.0
MBC 304Hospital-Based Medical Coding II3.0
Any one of the following:3.0
Medical Billing Software
Physician-Based Chart Auditing
Hospital-Based Case Studies
Total Credits24.0

Sample Plan of Study

Term 1Credits
MBC 101
or 250
Medical Terminology for Billers and Coders
Medical Billing Software
3.0
MBC 201Medical Billing I3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Term 2
MBC 202Medical Billing II3.0
MBC 301Physician-Based Medical Coding I3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Term 3
MBC 302Physician-Based Medical Coding II3.0
MBC 303Hospital-Based Medical Coding I3.0
 Term Credits6.0
Term 4
MBC 304Hospital-Based Medical Coding II3.0
One of the following:*3.0
Medical Billing Software 
Physician-Based Chart Auditing 
Hospital-Based Case Studies 
 Term Credits6.0
Total Credit: 24.0

Additional Information

Contact:

Drexel University Online
Email:  DUonline@drexel.com

Phone:  877-215-0009
 

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