Associate in Applied Science in Medical Coding and Billing
Take your place in the medical field
Ready to take the next step toward an exciting career in a medical office? An associate degree in medical coding and billing at Globe University & Minnesota School of Business can prepare you to take on entry-level roles in medical records and health information technology.
As a medical records and health information technician, you can ensure the accuracy, quality, accessibility and security of health care information data in paper and digital formats. Medical records and health information technicians code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursements, databases and registries, as well as to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.
Our medical coding and billing degree classes can help you build a foundation in areas such as medical insurance coding and billing, scheduling, and a variety of other medical office procedures. This program can also prepare you to sit for your coding certification exams offered through the American Association of Professional Coders and the National Centers for Competency Testing.
Those with a degree in medical coding and billing can pursue roles in medical office settings such as hospitals, clinics, and private companies. Medical records and health information technician jobs are projected to grow by 15 percent between 2014 and 2024.* You could earn a median salary of $35,900.
Gain the skills employers want
- Communication skills
- Computer proficiency
- Diagnosis and procedure coding
- Insurance claim filing
- Medical terminology
On-campus learning for the personal attention you deserve
We want to make your on-site experience as convenient as possible, so we offer an associate degree in medical billing and coding in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota. Our on-site classes are offered in the day and evening, and you can leverage our smaller class sizes for a more personalized learning experience.
You’ll benefit from classwork in subjects such as:
- Advanced Coding
- Human Disease
- Medical Office Skills
- Public Health
- U.S. Health Systems
Minnesota School of Business & Globe University are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.