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.
Advanced Medical Coding Online Certificate Curriculum
Through our online Advanced Medical Coding Certificate, you’ll learn ICD and CPT/HCPCS coding systems and build advanced coding knowledge that can help you prepare for a career in the field. Your classes include:
- Introduction to Allied Health
- Basic Medical Coding
- Intermediate Medical Coding
What you get
- eBook: 3-2-1 Code It!
- Manual: ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians
- Manual: Current Procedural Coding Expert
- Manual: HCPCS Level II Expert
- 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 7% from 2021 to 2031, which is faster than the average for all occupations*.
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 College Central Network. 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 College Central Network 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 College Central Network 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.