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Medical Billing Essentials

Certificate of Achievement
Calhoun Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
6 months
Annual In-State Tuition (AL)
$1,944
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$3,516
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
6 months
Total Credits
12
Annual In-State Tuition (AL)
$1,944
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$3,516
Earn your Medical Billing Essentials degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Medical Coding
A degree in medical coding will prepare students to enter a career in healthcare administration. Students will learn billing processes, medical terminology, insurance principles, data management, and medical ethics. Leaders from this field will often interface with pharmacists, doctors, and insurance companies. An increasing number of healthcare employers are looking for applicants with billing and coding skills, according to Boston Consulting Group. Career opportunities include medical billing specialist, medical coder, and claims processor.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Alabama Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$162
Credits
12
Annual Tuition Total
$1,944
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$293
Credits
12
Annual Tuition Total
$3,516
Frequently Asked Questions
What is College Collective?

College Collective is a directory of low-cost, fully-online degrees offered by community colleges around the country. Created by a team of higher education experts and technologists, we are a free resource for learners seeking to further their education and advance their careers. Community colleges do not pay to be listed in College Collective.


What is a certificate?

A certificate is a postsecondary credential granted in a specific field of study. Students typically complete certificate programs within six months to a year. Certificates validate one’s knowledge and skills when applying to jobs, and some credits may be used to transfer to degree programs at the same or another institution.

What do I need to be successful in earning my degree online?

A reliable internet connection and a personal computer.

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About This College
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Calhoun Community College
Established in 1946, Calhoun Community College is a public community college in Huntsville, Alabama.
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Accreditation
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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Founded in 1895, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Its headquarters are in Decatur, Georgia.