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.
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: 1110 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete
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%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Medical Coder/Biller (H170529)
Required Books and Materials: Medical Coder
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard
Possible Careers and Outlook:
29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
29-2099.00 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
Estimated Total: $5,300*
*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. 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.
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For more information: Contact Amy Gates: 941.752.8100 x 2032, Email