Welcome to Garrett College!
Apply Now
Plan a Visit
Request Info
Make a Gift

Medical Coding & Billing

Individuals trained to work in the Allied Health Industry in this area work in doctor's offices, urgent care facilities, hospitals, and other health care facilities. Accurate medical billing and coding is essential to the delivery of quality health care and efficient health care administration.

Program Goals

  • Prepares individuals for an entry-level position in the Allied Health field as a medical billing and coding professional
  • Upon completion, students will be prepared for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification exam

Program Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Attend an Orientation and Information Session – Contact 301-387-3770 for upcoming dates and times
  • Maintain a 75% average on quizzes and tests in each class and meet attendance requirements to progress to the next class
Course Hrs of Instruction Tuition & Fees (GC Res)
Introduction to Health Care & Health Care Systems 45 $450
Medical Terminology for Health Careers 24 $235
Study of the Disease Process & Pathophysiology 21 $200
Basic Anatomy & Physiology for Health Careers 33 $280
Introduction to Pharmacology 12 $100
Introduction to Electronic Health Records 15 $250
Medical Billing & Medical Insurance 27 $225
Medical Coding One 27 $275
Medical Coding Two 27 $250
Advanced Medical Coding & NHA Exam Review 24 $375
TOTAL - Includes most text books and other instructional matierials.
The cost for Certification testing with National Healthcareer Association is also included in student technology fees.
$2590

Time to Complete Program

  • Approximately 9 months
  • Classes are held 2-3 evenings per week

Location of Training

Career Technology Training Center in Accident or Southern Outreach Center in Oakland

Connect with us

Contact Continuing Education & Workforce Development at or cewd@garrettcollege.edu