The PTC Commitment to Student Success
PTC has an advisory board comprised of healthcare professionals who keep our programs up to date and consistent with the needs of today's employment market.
Graduates in this certificate program are prepared for the national coding certification examination and to work as medical coding specialists. A 70% final grade average must be attained in all medical–related courses to meet the program objectives. Courses offered in this program are fully transferrable to the PTC Online Associate of Science in Medical Office Administration Program.
Career Opportunities in Medical Coding Professionals
From physicians' offices to hospitals, insurance companies and public health organizations, there is a need for detailed, accurate individuals who can translate physical conditions, injuries and diseases, and the resulting physician evaluations, treatments, and prescriptions into the universal numeric language of coding for insurance billing and reimbursement. With the right knowledge and skills to support your goals and aspirations, you can pursue professional success and satisfaction in:
- Medical centers
- Ambulatory care centers
- Physicians offices
- Transcription services
- Specialty practice
- Public health agencies
- Insurance companies