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medical billing specialist certificate

REQUEST INFORMATION

    Program Number: 61-160-3
    School Year: 2017-2018
    Certificate
    Campus: Fond du Lac

    Program Description

    The highly specialized professional trend in the medical office is emerging as a result of the changes in the healthcare delivery system and the continuous growth of managed care. This certificate prepares the student to perform the functions of the extremely complex billing processes in a healthcare organization.

    The courses from this certificate can be directly transferred into Moraine Park’s Medical Office Specialist technical diploma and Medical Office Management associate of applied science degree should students choose to continue their education. Click here to discover more about the different career pathways in the Medical Office Cluster programs.

    Approximate Costs

    • $132.20 per credit (resident)
    • $198.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Career Opportunities

    • Medical Billing Clerk
    • Medical Accounts Receivable Clerk
    • Medical Claims Specialist

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Courses

    NumberTitleCrs
    Term 1
    501-101Medical Terminology3
    501-107Digital Literacy for Healthcare2
    509-102Human Body in Health and Disease3
    509-107Medical Office Insurance and Finance2
    Total10
     
    Term 2
    160-151Specialized Insurance Claims3
    160-152Electronic Patient Billing3
    509-109Medical Law, Ethics and Professionalism2
    Total8
     
    Total Credits18

    Academic Planner

    Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.