Gain Skills for an In-Demand Healthcare Career

Earn Your Medical Billing and Coding Certificate or Diploma

Our Medical Billing and Coding Diploma or Certificate can help start your career as a key professional in a healthcare facility. With fully online courses, you can earn your Diploma or Certificate on a schedule that fits your busy life.

You can also help advance your career through our Health Information Technology Associate’s degree or Health Information Management Bachelor’s degree.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Certificate 12 Months
Diploma 15 Months

Learning Options ()

  • Online

Gain In-Field Medical Billing and Coding Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a healthcare career as a medical billing or coding professional. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:

  • Navigate Electronic Health Record Systems

    Understand how to navigate real-world coding systems in our virtual coding practicum so you can confidently step into your career in a variety of healthcare environments.

  • Cutting-Edge Coding

    Accurately code medical information using ICD and CPT principles so you can be on the cutting-edge of coding changes in the healthcare environment.

  • Industry Insight

    Develop strong medical terminology, anatomy and pathology knowledge so you can be an important correspondent with insurance companies.

  • Professional Communication

    Gain important professional skills that employers seek, including critical thinking and communication as well as an understanding of medical ethics and confidentiality.

Prepare for the CCA Certification Exam

Our courses prepare you to take the CCA certification exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and add to your professional healthcare credentials. According to AHIMA, the CCA exam has been the national standard of achievement in Health Information Management since 2002.*

American Health Information Management Association

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Health Sciences programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • University of Minnesota Physicians
  • Target Clinic
  • MN Oncology Clinic
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • Allina Health
  • Fairview
  • ThedaCare
  • Diabetes Care Center
  • Lifetime Family Urgent Care
  • Red Cross
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Ocala Oncology

Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

Average Starting Salary

for our Medical Billing and Coding Graduates:

  • Certificate $28,160

Program Entry Requirements

Applicants must complete and pass a criminal background check. Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Health Sciences vary depending on the program. We do not require applicants to submit standardized test scores; however, every applicant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Medical Professional?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), continuing your education can help you earn a higher salary and advance your career.* Here is the average salary and projected job growth for medical billing and coding professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2022)
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians$22,700$27,520$34,97022%

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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