Earn your affordable medical coding certificate online
Study to earn your medical coding certificate online and gain valuable skills for employment in the field of healthcare. Our program focuses on comprehensive coding practices, ensuring you’re able to graduate with job-ready skills that apply to healthcare offices everywhere.
At Ashworth College, your online studies are not only affordable, they're also completely self-paced. In fact, you can earn your certificate and launch a new career–or boost your prospects in your current role–in as few as three months.
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Learn how you can:
- Easily afford this API Program Name program with no interest monthly payment options
- Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
- Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals
What you get
- Textbook: Comprehensive Medical Coding: A Path to Success
- Textbook: ICD-10-CM 2018
- Textbook: ICD-10-PCS 2018
- Textbook: CPT Professional 2018
- Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
- Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
- Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
- ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
- An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads
The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages. In fact, employment of health information technicians–a field that encompasses medical coding professionals–is projected to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026, which is faster than the average for all occupations*.
BOOKS TO KEEP
You'll learn with real coding manuals you can continue to use after graduation.
Learning on professional software fast-tracks your job qualifications.
Our partnerships and online tools are here to help you as soon as you enroll.
Frequently asked questions
You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.
Enrolling in our medical coding course is a smart move for anyone who wants to enhance their current skills or prepare for a career in a high-demand field. It’s a convenient way to upgrade your practical knowledge so you can get ahead.
As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth EDGE. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth EDGE as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your diploma, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth EDGE anytime you need to.
Unlike other online schools, Ashworth College allows you up to eight months to complete your medical coding certificate course. Self-paced, flexible study is one of the many advantages of studying with us.
In addition to our medical coding certificate online, we offer a range of flexible healthcare programs to help you advance in a challenging and fast-growing field.
A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.