NAU’s diploma program in Healthcare Coding is an excellent career choice if you see yourself working in the in-demand health care field but not directly with patients. 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.
Whether you want to take online courses for your college degree or visit a campus, it will be a rewarding experience. It offers job security in a market that is growing every day, lots of potential for advancement, and competitive pay rates and benefits to most professionals in the field. It's perfect for anyone looking to earn a substantial living in a long-term career, and we have just the in-class and online diploma programs for you.
NAU’s Healthcare Coding program prepares graduates for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification exam. Should you decide to further your education, this program will transfer into NAU’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology.
To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes and course descriptions, view our undergraduate catalog.
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