Program Content: The Medical Coder/Biller program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of health care settings as an entry-level coder, medical record coder, coding technician, or coding clerk, or medical coder/biller. The program includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, coding systems, fundamentals of the disease process including pharmacology, health care delivery systems, basics of medical records services, ethical and legal responsibilities, safety/security procedures, basic data processing, and employability skills.
This is a hybrid program with 49% online and 51% on-campus/clinical time.
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/
Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.”
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.752.8100, prompts 2, 3, and 5 for more information.
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net. The deadline for your completed “To-Do List” is 4 weeks prior to the class start date.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: Full-Time Day: 1110 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete
Part-Time Evening/Hybrid: 1110 hours – approximately 16 months to complete
566 hours on campus, 544 hours online
Dual Enrollment Available: No
Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) certification.
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
On-time Completion Rate: 100%
Possible Careers and Outlook:
29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
29-2099.00 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
Estimated Total: $4,600*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale.
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August
Start Time: Day: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Evening (On Campus): Tuesday and Thursday: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and one Saturday per month from 8:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Evening (Online): Monday – Saturday: TBD
For more information: Contact Amy Gates: 941.752.8100 x 2032, Email