Professional Medical Coding-40 weeks
Classes meet Tuesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Southeast Health, Dothan, Alabama.
A professional medical coder is responsible for reviewing medical records while identifying and translating medical procedures into proper diagnostic codes. The 40-week course of study is designed by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Students may sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination after successfully completing this course.
Cost: $1,800: includes tuition, books, one year membership to AAPC, and CPC exam fee
- A high school diploma or equivalent
- Proof of successful completion of Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Medical Terminology