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Medical Coding and Billing

Associate of Applied Science
Metropolitan Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Annual In-State Tuition (NE)
$3,200
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$4,800
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Total Credits
100
Annual In-State Tuition (NE)
$3,200
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$4,800
Earn your Medical Coding and Billing 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 Nebraska Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$64
Credits
50
Annual Tuition Total
$3,200
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$96
Credits
50
Annual Tuition Total
$4,800
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What is an associate’s degree?

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About This College
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Metropolitan Community College
Established in 1971, Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is a public community college in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Founded in 1895, the Higher Learning Commission is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Its headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois.