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Medical Billing and Coding

Associate of Applied Science
Wake Technical Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Annual In-State Tuition (NC)
$2,508
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$8,844
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Total Credits
66
Annual In-State Tuition (NC)
$2,508
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$8,844
Earn your Medical Billing and 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 North Carolina Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$76
Credits
33
Annual Tuition Total
$2,508
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$268
Credits
33
Annual Tuition Total
$8,844
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What is an associate’s degree?

An associate’s degree is a postsecondary degree typically completed in two years. Associate's programs offer students an affordable education in a field of their interest. Graduates may apply to careers in a relevant field, or transfer to a four-year university and earn a bachelor’s degree in just two additional years.

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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Wake Technical Community College
Established in 1958, Wake Technical Community College (Wake Tech) is a public community college in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Accreditation
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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.