Course Title
Medical Coding Program
Course Code
R. Suter & 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 

2020 Fall Class

October 19, 2020 – May 24, 2021, Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm

No classes; 11/23 – 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)

Spring 2021 class is March 22, 2021 – September 23, 2021, on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm-8:30pm

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