Course Title
Medical Coding Program
Course Code
L. Becker or R. Sutter & J. French

The medical coding program prepares students to enter the profession of medical coding in the physician and hospital environment. Students will learn from a trained professional the importance and fundamentals of proper coding to execute the financial goals of major medical practices. Students will prepare for taking the AAPC: CPC certified professional coder. There are no outside externships required. Students will complete a required number of simulation hours in the computer lab. The class will meet two nights a week on campus and utilize an online learning system. Must have access to the internet outside of class.

Your tuition includes the following:

  • The basic medical coding program curriculum
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Initial AAPC membership
  • The certification exam for CPC/CPC-A
  • All medical coding books required for class
  • Online and in-class lab instructors
  • All lab and online fees
  • Lapel pin after certification
  • Program certificate of completion (From OTC Only)
  • All lab simulation fees
  • Practice certification exams/review book

There is no refund to the student unless CWD Allied Health cancels the program. If the student withdrawals prior to the start of the program, a fee of $250 will be charged.

This class is eligible for The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant. For more information call 417-447-8888 or email to 

Due to COVID 19 All April classes have been canceled. We will be contacting students via phone and email about options. Please email us at if you have questions during this time.

2020 Fall Class

October 22, 2020 – May 28, 2021, Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm

No classes; 11/25 – 11/29/2020, Christmas break TBD, No classes for 2021: 1/18/2021, 2/15-2/16/2021, 3/14-3/21/2021 (spring break); 4/1 – 4/2/2021, no PM classes on 5/13 (graduation)

Current Schedule

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Ending date
Days of the week
Beginning time
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Apr 06
Oct 28
5:30 p.m.
8:30 p.m.

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