The Medical Billing & Coding certificate program begins a new cohort each fall semester.  United Tribes Technical College’s Medical Billing and Coding online training program is designed to help you prepare for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. This program offers engaging and well-structured lessons to provide you with the highest quality online training possible at an affordable price. Your career in medical billing and coding can be completed in two different cohort options as outlined below.

Your program includes ICD-10 coding courses structured to allow you to study at a pace that's right for you, and our coding content is updated annually as soon as new versions become available. Courses include helpful online simulations, virtual labs, videos and 3D representations, all designed to help you succeed in the program.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Medical Billing & Coding certificate program will:

  1. Relate medical terminology and disorders to coding and billing practices.
  2. Apply coding knowledge and skills for medical billing purposes.
  3. Articulate medical billing and coding legal and ethical considerations.

Curriculum

Medical Billing & Coding Certificate Plan

Core Courses (21 credits):

  • ALH 130 3cr. Medical Coding & Billing Foundations: 3cr
  • ALH 134 3cr. Medical Disorders: 3cr
  • ALH 138 3cr. Medical Coding I: 3cr
  • ALH 139 3cr. Medical Coding II: 3cr
  • ALH 171 3cr. Medical Terminology: 3cr
  • ALH 281 3cr. Medical Insurance & Billing: 3cr
  • ALH 282 3cr. Medical Law & Ethics: 3cr

Course Offerings

Disclaimer:  The cohort options below indicate core Medical Billing & Coding courses that are offered on a semester sequence and pre-requisite course basis.  Thus, students who transfer in credits or need to retake core courses will be academically advised accordingly. 

Cohort Options – Fall ONLY Semester Starts

Option 1: Cohort  
3 Semesters: 2 Full-Time Student semesters, 1 Part-Time Student semester

Course Code Course Description Credits
Fall (Semester 1) Full-Time
FND 108 Online Learner Success Strategies 3
CSC 101 Introduction to Computers 3
ALH 130 Medical Billing & Coding Foundations 3
ALH 171 Medical Terminology 3
Spring (Semester 2) Full-Time
BIO 115 Human Structure and Function 3
ALH 134 Medical Disorders 3
ALH 281 Medical Insurance & Billing 3
ALH 282 Medical Law & Ethics 3
Fall (Semester 3) Full-Time
ALH 138 Medical Billing and Coding I 3
ALH 139 Medical Billing and Coding II 3

Option 2: Cohort  
3 Semesters: 5 Part-Time Student semesters

Course Code Course Description Credits
Fall (Semester 1) Part-Time
FND 108 Online Learner Success Strategies 3
CSC 101 Introduction to Computers 3
Spring (Semester 2) Part-Time
BIO 115 Human Structure & Function 3
ALH 134 Medical Disorder 3
Fall (Semester 3) Part-Time
ALH 130 Medical Billing & Coding Foundations 3
ALH 171 Medical Terminology 3
Spring (Semester 4) Part-Time
ALH 281 Medical Insurance & Billing 3
ALH 282 Medical Law & Ethics 3
Fall (Semester 5) Full-Time
ALH 138 Medical Billing and Coding I 3
ALH 139 Medical Billing and Coding II 3

For More Information Contact:

Sheridan McNeil
Career & Technical Education Director
Email: smcneil@uttc.edu
Phone: 701.255.3285 Ext. 1409