Online Certificate

Professional Medical Coder

Enter the world of healthcare coding with our Professional Coder Certificate. Learn to translate medical information into codes, a critical role in healthcare administration.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Professional Medical Coder Certificate

Course length

22 weeks

Weekly time commitment

20 hours



*You can pay as little as $232 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

With your Professional Coder Certificate, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed to start your rewarding career as a medical coder. Program content will cover principles of medical coding, human anatomy and medical terminology. You’ll gain experience compiling, processing and maintaining patient medical records, which are essential to operations of a hospital, clinic or doctor’s office. By the end of the course, you’ll be prepared to achieve your Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification with the CPC credential or the Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) — both of which are the gold standard for medical coding in physician office settings.

Regional Data (Ohio)

A medical records specialist in the state of Ohio can earn an average of $47,410 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Professional Medical Coder


Medical Assistant


Health Information Records Administrator


HIPAA Compliance Officer


Medical Billing Specialist

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Do you have a keen interest in healthcare and an innate drive to help others?
  • Circle icon Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?
  • Circle icon Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a healthcare environment?
  • Circle icon Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?
  • Circle icon Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team of healthcare professionals excite you?
  • Circle icon Are you meticulous, with a knack for working with data, managing records or handling administrative tasks?