Associate Degree in Medical Billing and Coding

The Associate Degree in Medical Billing & Coding program provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to apply billing and coding procedures to health insurance companies.

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Tuition Study level REQUIREMENTS EstimaTED COST**
Undergraduate Estimated credits
Puerto Rico and Caribbean $170 71 $12,070
International
(Residents outside
PR and the Caribbean)
$300* 71 $21,300

* Eligible US military students enrolled in fully on-line education programs (undergraduate or graduate) are entitled to a discount in the cost per credit ($250 per credit) as disclosed in the current institutional catalog.

** Total estimated cost.

*** Costs vary per program.

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This program is offered in the following languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

An Associate Degree in Medical Billing and Coding, from National University College – Online Division, will open doors to a variety of options within today’s competitive job market.

  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Billing Coordinator
  • Accounts Payable Officer
  • Billing Officer
  • Private practice in medical offices and independently
  • Practice in health scenarios in the public and private sectors

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(Source: : Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor)


The graduate from the Associate’s Degree in Medical Billing and Coding Program will be able to:

  1. Effectively communicate in Spanish and English, both orally and in writing, , thereby developing creativity and sensitivity for assertive communication.
  2. Critically analyze the economic, sociological, ethical, and political issues of the modern world in order to contribute to society and improve quality of life.
  3. Effectively identify medical procedures according to their specialty in order to process service billing and coding.
  4. Ethically interpret the necessary reports to ensure accurate billing and collection claims for services rendered.
  5. Efficiently use technology for the analysis and decision making process as medical biller.


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