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Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

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Learn the principles and guidelines for assigning the appropriate medical codes to diagnostic conditions and medical procedures. Medical terminology, anatomy and HIPAA guidelines are also included. The program will teach and prepare students for a career working as a certified professional coder in an outpatient medical office. This program will teach towards the Certified Professional Coder or CPC national certification through American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). This credential is highly recognized by employers. 

The program has 2 parts and is an intensive six-month long program; first learning online for 7 weeks, then learning on campus for 14 weeks two (2) evenings per week on Main Campus. Attendance is very strict.  

Medical coding is a high demand and growing job market as the healthcare industry employment is projected to increase 21% by 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Books are not included in the tuition price. Books for Part 1 are online books through Cengage Unlimited available at and this information can be found on day one when logging on D2L, cost is $120. Books for Part 2 are coding books available at the TTC Bookstore, bldg. 950, approx. $500.

Class Details

82 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Online 24/7.  
  Weekly - Mon, Wed.  

Location : Thornley Campus - 910 Building Location : 
  Thornley Campus - 910 Building.

Instructor : TBA Instructor 

CEUs : 25.2



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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 09/02/2019, 09/02/2019, 11/27/2019, 01/20/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
8/26/2019 - 10/12/2019 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online TBA Instructor  Online
10/14/2019 - 2/12/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM N Charleston, Thornley Campus - 910 Building  Map, Room: 207 TBA Instructor  ClassRoom

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