Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding

Certificate Level: Undergraduate
Admission Requirements: High school transcript or equivalent minimum
Certificate Type: Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 30.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1.25 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.0713
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 29-2071

Note: This certificate is currently not accepting students.

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 four 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
Select one option:6.0
Practical Applications in Electronic Health Records
and Practical Applications in Health Care Reimbursement
Medical Terminology
and Regional Anatomy
DMBC 320Pathophysiology for Medical Billers and Coders3.0
DMBC 321Pharmacology for Medical Billers & Coders3.0
DMBC 322Diagnostic Coding I3.0
DMBC 323Procedural Coding I3.0
DMBC 324Diagnostic Coding II3.0
DMBC 325Procedural Coding II3.0
DMBC 326Understanding Insurance, Admin & the Law for Med Billers & Coders3.0
DMBC 327Virtual Lab for Medical Billers & Coders3.0
Total Credits30.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
Select one option:6.0DMBC 3203.0DMBC 3223.0DMBC 3243.0
DMBC 3213.0DMBC 3233.0DMBC 3253.0
 6 6 6 6
Second Year
DMBC 3263.0   
DMBC 3273.0   
Total Credits 30

Additional Information

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Drexel University Online

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