Medical Billing & Coding Professional

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The Medical Billing & Coding Professional certificate will prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain an entry-level position in medical insurance coding and office administration within a variety of healthcare settings.

Medical Billing & Coding Professional certificate graduates will:

  • Apply medicolegal principles when working with protected health information (PHI)
  • Accurately code diagnoses and procedures for the medical office
  • Accurately prepare insurance billing forms
  • Competently use software commonly used in the medical practice
  • Be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and technical and information literacy skills

It is the student's responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Admission Requirements

Entry into this program requires completion of an admissions application.

Gainful Employment
Gainful Employment

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 require institutions to report aggregated information for students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). These regulations include the disclosure of tuition and fees, books and supplies, on-campus room and board, number of students completing the program, median student loan debt, and job placement rates which must be available to all prospective students. Below lists disclosures for Title IV eligible certificates offered within this academic program. Please visit LWTech's Gainful Employment page for more details.