Associate in Technical Study - Coding and Medical Billing
This program is a special hybrid program combining billing, coding, business and communication skills designed to prepare students for careers in physicians' offices, group practices, ambulatory care centers and outpatient care sites. Medical coders and billers and health information management students are among the occupations with the highest employment prospects in the state according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Students in this program will prepare in science, mathematics/accounting and communication skills. This background will allow them to become an important part of the health care team. Because of their strong background and focus in medical coding and software-based accounting practices, they will provide a specific service to the employer which will directly impact the financial success of the facility. Students who graduate from this program will be eligible to sit for numerous accreditation / certification examinations in medical coding as sponsored by the American Health Information Management Association and the American Academy of Professional Coders.