Top-Rated Medical Coding Schools: List of Schools
Read on to learn about the top-rated medical coding schools in the United States. Get school rankings, degree possibilities and school locations, and compare similarities and differences between programs to find the right fit for you.
Below, you'll find information on two top schools that provide medical coding programs. Programs are most commonly offered at the certificate and associate's degree levels. However, more advanced bachelor's and master's degree programs are offered in the related field of health administration. Medical coding programs show you how to assign codes to diagnoses and procedures in order for healthcare providers to obtain reimbursement from insurance or Medicare. Programs may prepare you for certification through organizations such as the American Health Information Management Association. Keep reading to learn even more.
Top Medical Coding and Health Services Programs
1. Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA
In 2010, Drexel University was named a best Northeastern college in the Princeton Review's The Best 373 Colleges. The College of Nursing and Health Professions offers a certificate program in medical billing and coding. The 6-course curriculum is offered in both on-campus and online formats, and the program can be completed in one year. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the American Medical Billing Association's certification exam. All of the credits earned in the certificate program may be counted toward the school's bachelor's degree program in health services administration.
2. Davenport University in Grand Rapids, MI
In 2011, U.S. News & World Report ranked Davenport University in the second tier of regional universities in the Midwest. Davenport offers several programs for those interested in becoming health administrative professionals. The programs leading to a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration and an Associate of Business Administration in Health Insurance Claims Management include medical coding and billing coursework. Students take courses in reimbursement systems, health care delivery systems and organizational behavior. Other related programs offered by Davenport include an Associate of Health Information Technology and a B.S. in Health Information Management.
List of U.S. Schools with Programs in Medical Coding and Health Administration
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|South Texas College||26,338||3201 West Pecan Blvd., McAllen, TX 78502||(956) 872-8311|
|Weber State University||23,001||3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, UT 84408||(801) 626-6000|
|Drexel University||22,493||3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104||(215) 895-2000|
|Madison Area Technical College||16,610||3550 Anderson St., Madison, WI 53704||(608) 246-6100|
|Youngstown State University||14,644||One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555||(877) 468-6978|
|Ferris State University||13,865||1201 South State St., Big Rapids, MI 49307||(231) 591-2000|
|Davenport University||11,507||6191 Kraft Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512||(616) 698-7111|
|Columbia Basin College||6,978||2600 North 20th Ave., Pasco, WA 99301||(509) 547-0511|
|Pennsylvania College of Technology||6,409||One College Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701||(570) 326-3761|
|Midland College||6,227||3600 North Garfield St., Midland, TX 79705||(432) 685-4500|
|Mountain State University||5,951||609 South Kanawha St., Beckley, WV 25801||(304) 253-7351|
|St. Catherine University||5,277||2004 Randolph Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55105||(651) 690-6000|
|Lake Washington Technical College||4,646||11605 132nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, WA 98034||(425) 739-8100|
|Mercyhurst College||4,373||501 East 38th St., Erie, PA 16546||(814) 824-2000|
|Loma Linda University||4,114||Loma Linda, CA 92350||(909) 558-1000|
|University of Northwestern Ohio||3,883||1441 North Cable Rd., Lima, OH 45805||(419) 998-3140|
|Dakota State University||2,827||820 North Washington Ave., Madison, SD 57042||(605) 256-5111|
|Southwest Florida College||2,432||1685 Medical Ln., Fort Myers, FL 33907||(239) 939-4766|
|Ferrum College||1,425||215 Ferrum Mountain Rd., Ferrum, VA 24088||(540) 365-2121|
|Jones College - Jacksonville||688||5353 Arlington Expy., Jacksonville, FL 32211||(904) 743-1122|
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