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Medical Coding

Certificate
Community College of Baltimore County
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1.5 years
Annual In-State Tuition (MD)
$5,207
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$15,252
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1.5 years
Total Credits
41
Annual In-State Tuition (MD)
$5,207
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$15,252
Earn your Medical Coding 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 Maryland Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$127
Credits
41
Annual Tuition Total
$5,207
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$372
Credits
41
Annual Tuition Total
$15,252
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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Community College of Baltimore County
Established in 1957, Community College of Baltimore County is a community college in Baltimore County Maryland.
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Accreditation
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Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Founded in 1887, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Its headquarters are in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.