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.

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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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