Medical Coding & Billing Schools, Certifications, and Training Programs

If you have decided this is the right professional move for you in your career and you would like to move forward with training and your education then read further…

The educational path for Medical Billing and Coding can be split into two distinct forms of education.   You can choose a campus school or you can choose an online school.   It is important to note.  Both campus and online schools will in most cases offer the same quality and value in their educational process.    It really boils down to preference and the costs associated with the 2 different forms education.

We have tried our best to break down the differences and similarities in the table below:

Criteria Campus Online
1. Length 10-12 weeks 10-12 weeks
2. Costs 800-1000 800-1000
3. Style of Learning Closely Guided Self Motivated Learning
4. Location Closest available school (Consider Commuting) All done online, take classes from home.
5. Employer’s Take As long as the course offers the certification there is no obvious difference. As long as the course offers the certification there is no obvious difference.
6. Accreditation All accreditation MUST be checked prior to taking the course. All accredidation Must be checked prior to taking the course.

Deciding upon the type of schooling that is right for you is only the first step.

The next step will be to view requirements in your state and find an educational facility that meets your needs.