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Medical Coding Certificate, C.P.C.

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  • Prepare for a rewarding career that combines expertise in information technology with an essential role in the fast-growing health-care industry.
  • Medical records specialist jobs are forecast to grow 8% by 2031.
  • The median annual salary for medical records specialists is around $47,000.

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What can I expect during my time at VU?

New students will have to complete the Selective Health Sciences and Nursing Application.

  • VU’s College of Health Sciences and Human Performance has a distinguished record of preparing professionals for successful careers.
  • The University’s instructors are true experts in their fields and readily available to help students gain the academic and practical skills they need to excel.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

The Medical Coding curriculum includes a broad base of required Health Information Management courses. These courses enhance the students’ potential for seeking employment in a health care service agency. This certificate of completion is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in medical coding or related fields and can lead to enrollment into the Health Information Management (AS/CT) program.

What can I do with this degree?

Graduates of the Medical Coding Certificate program would be qualified to seek employment as medical coders. Graduates can sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). This program can also take graduates right into the Health Information Management (HIM) associate degree program here at VU as they will already have 26 credits from the HIM program.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

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