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Play a key role behind the scenes of Healthcare

Get ready for a new career in medical insurance billing and coding or a career in medical coding with Herzing University. Earn a diploma in 10 months or an associate degree in 20 months.

  • Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of 100% online coursework.
  • Gain hands-on work experience through our externship program.
  • Begin your training when you want to with year-round class starts.
  • Scholarship opportunity!

Next Start: August 8th

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Play a key role behind the scenes of Healthcare

Get ready for a new career in medical insurance billing and coding or a career in medical coding with Herzing University. Earn a diploma in 10 months or an associate degree in 20 months.

  • Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of 100% online coursework.
  • Gain hands-on work experience through our externship program.
  • Begin your training when you want to with year-round class starts.
  • Scholarship opportunity!
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Two Medical Billing and Coding Pathways

At Herzing, we’ve designed our medical billing and coding programs to reflect what industry leaders think entry-level workers should know—and what employers want them to know.

Medical billing and coding is an evolving field that requires both specialists and broadly skilled professionals.That's why we offer two tracks:

  • Insurance Billing and Coding Specialist - Broaden your education and build a strong foundation in both billing and coding.
  • Medical Coding - Focus your study on creating, updating and maintaining accurate electronic health records.

Whichever path you choose, you'll have the option to pursue a diploma or degree, plus become eligible to potentially sit for 8 different certifications, including the Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBSC),  Certified Professional Coder (CPC), and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). 

Diploma and Degree Options in Medical Billing and Coding

Insurance Billing and Coding*
  • Diploma – 10 months, with preparation for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBSC) exam
  • Associate Degree – 20 months, with preparation for several billing and coding certifications from the NHA, AAPC and AHIMA
Medical Coding*
  • Diploma – 10 months, learn inpatient and outpatient practical coding skills with preparation for the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam
  • Associate Degree – 20 months, with preparation for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) examination, plus eligibility to pursue the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) qualification after one year of work experience instead of two

The Herzing Difference

Whichever program you choose, you’ll benefit from:

  • Transfer credit
  • 100% online classes you can take from home
  • Instructors who are industry-experienced and who have specific experience teaching online classes
  • Multiple start dates per year

Herzing University is also ranked among the best Online Bachelor’s, MBA and MSN programs by U.S. News & World Report** for 2020. That means our students are engaged, our faculty is credentialed, and our student services and technology rank among the best in the nation.

Get started training for a new career in medical billing or medical coding today!

You’re Much More Than a Number

At Herzing, we believe that providing you with a caring, supportive community will have a positive impact on your learning experience. We know our students by name and are committed to your academic, personal, and professional success. Discover why Herzing's student-first approach, individual attention and caring community set us apart from other colleges and universities.

Your Degree Options, Your Career Choices

Earning a degree is easier with choices. Some Herzing degrees are offered at one of our campuses or through our convenient online division or as a combination of both campus and online classes. Whether you learn and earn your degree online or at one of our campus locations, you can expect the personalized attention and support for which Herzing is known.

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