Prepare for: AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) certification
Train to be: Medical Records Specialist, Health Information Technologists
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this profession is among the 20 fastest growing in the country.
- Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of healthcare settings.
- Opportunities include positions as an entry-level coder, medical record coder, coding technician, coding clerk, or medical coder/biller.
- You’ll learn medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, healthcare delivery systems, basics of medical records services, ethical and legal responsibilities, safety/security procedures, and basic data processing.
This is a 100% online program.
Textbook note – Students are responsible for the purchase of the Pro Fee Coder Bundle- with AMA CPT® Code Book. Students will obtain this bundle directly from the AAPC website. The cost of this bundle is approximately $250.00 after AAPC membership (membership provided to the student by MTC Medical Coder Biller Program lab fee funds)
Other Helpful Links:
Florida Department of Education: Frameworks
Possible Careers and Outlook:
29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
29-2099.00 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/ Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” 2. Attend an online program information session. Once the application is submitted, information will be provided via “To-Do List” within 1-2 business days. Check your personal email for log-in criteria. 3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.4. Submit your criminal background information as shown on your “To-Do List.” 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/
For more information: MTCAlliedHealth@manateeschools.net
MTC is not an I-20 institution.