Medical Coding Program
With 50 years of combined experience in Health Information Technology, the faculty of this program are well qualified to provide students quality training for an in-demand and rewarding profession as a medical coder. Students completing this program will be eligible to sit for the AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) examination.
The Medical Coding Technical Certificate program is perfect for students that need to work while they attend school, or that are looking for a fast program to get them into a new career. Students get the flexibility to choose full time or part time attendance and online or seated sections of all required courses. Program entry is granted in the Spring Semester (dependent on current openings).
The Medical Coding Technical Certificate program prepares graduates to work in a variety of health care settings. Opportunities exist in working remotely and in other related health care settings like insurance companies, medical clinics, computer software vendors, and health maintenance organizations, software companies, and law firms.
- 1.5 year program, requiring only 38 credits for Intermediate Technical Certificate
- Quality training for an in-demand and rewarding profession and new career as a
- Spring semester entrance
- Students have the option to attend full or part time.
- Courses are available online
- Choose to attend online with live classroom interaction or on campus
- Opportunities exist in working remotely and in other related health care settings
- Students completing this program will be able to take the AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS examination)
- Credits from this certificate transfer seamlessly into the next level degree(s) including; Health Information Technology A.A.S., Bachelor of Applied Science, or Bachelor Science, Health Science
- Health Information Technology Medical Coding Intermediate Technical Certificate (1 year)
- Credits from this certificate transfer seamlessly into the next level degree(s) including;
Health Information Technology A.A.S., Bachelor of Applied Science, or Bachelor
Science, Health Science.
- Long-term care facilities
- Physician offices
- Hospitals and medical clinics
- Computer software vendors
- Law firms
- Insurance companies
- High School Diploma or GED
- Students must be qualified for college level coursework in English and Math (See an advisor for details)
- Completion of a criminal background check
- Pre-admission meeting with Program Coordinator
|SAT||English: 360||Math: 320|
|rSAT||English: 360||Math: 360|
|ACT||English: 14||Math: 14|
|COMPASS||Writing: 55||Pre-Algebra: 38|
Cost of Attendance
Fees apply to the current Idaho State University fee schedule which includes mandatory student health insurance. Students with existing health insurance coverage may waive student health insurance. Waivers are available at http://www.isu.edu/stuhlth/insurance/.
Paying for College
You may apply for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans to help finance your college education. When you pay registration fees, you are a student of Idaho State University with the privileges and responsibilities of a college student.