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Diploma in Healthcare Coding

A medical coding school in Houston

Diploma in Healthcare Coding If you want to work in the medical coding field, the diploma program in Healthcare Coding offered through NAU's school in Houston is a good choice. Healthcare coding professionals are key players in the healthcare workplace, accurately converting disease, injury and procedure descriptions documented in patient records into numeric or alphanumeric codes using coding manuals and encoder software. These codes assist in securing reimbursement for physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Healthcare organizations also use coded data for quality management, planning, marketing, and other administrative and research activities. Healthcare coding professionals spend their days analyzing patient charts to assign these codes and ensure that the healthcare providers they work for are properly reimbursed for their services.

To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes, and course descriptions, view the . For more information call (855) 455-8029 or visit the Houston campus page.

Houston Medical Coding School
Houston Medical Coding
Houston Medical Coding Course

Associated Careers

*Source: National Center for O*NET Development. O*NET OnLine. www.onetonline.org

  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
  • Medical Assistants

Key Courses

  • ICD Coding & Pathophysiology
  • CPT Coding
  • Healthcare Reimbursement
  • Medical Terminology

Students in some programs may be required to take online classes and attend classes at different locations.

Certification Exam

Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification exam

Program Laddering

This program will transfer into NAU’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology.

Gainful Employment Disclosures

To read disclosure information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information, select the type of student that best describes you.


About Houston

National American University’s Houston Campus offers instruction in the areas of business, health care, criminal justice, and information technology. The Houston campus offers the convenience of both online and on ground classes in diploma, associate, and bachelor’s degree programs and is easily accessible from Interstate 10/Katy Freeway and serves the greater Houston metropolitan area.

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