105 Credit Hours
The Metro Business College Associate of Applied Science Degree for Medical Billing & Coding Specialist is awarded to a student who successfully completes all the graduation requirements or its equivalent. The Medical Billing & Coding Specialist Degree consists of 105 credit hours and normally takes six (6) quarters of full-time classroom attendance and completion of a 100 hour externship during the final quarter of attendance.
The Medical Billing & Coding Specialist AAS Degree is designed to give students the necessary education, training, and skills to obtain an entry-level position in the field of medical coding.
Students taking this program in the day will receive a laptop computer during the fourth quarter of attendance which is theirs to keep upon graduation. Students attending this program in the evening will receive a laptop computer in the fifth quarter of attendance. Students can participate in the Medical Billing & Coding Specialist program at any of our Metro Business College locations in Missouri, including Cape Girardeau, Rolla, Jefferson City, and Arnold.