Medical Coding & Billing

Nine-Month Online Hybrid Diploma Program
Available at the State College Main Campus

South Hills School of Business & Technology has teamed up with The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC®) to bring you this online hybrid learning opportunity to help you prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) and Certified Professional Biller (CPB™) exams.

Prepare for your career in just 9 months! Classes begin August 30, 2021.

This online hybrid coding & billing certification program includes:

  • Online hybrid learning environment where a part of the program is completed at home on your schedule
  • Two evening class sessions each week at our Main Campus in State College
  • Certified instructors to help keep you on track
  • All books and materials needed to supplement your online curriculum
  • Practice test and 1 (one) actual certification test for either billing or coding, administered at our Main Campus
  • Membership in AAPC® for a year

Course fees include all books and materials as well as one certification exam. Schedule an admissions visit to apply. Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify. For State College call Ellie Sievers at 1-888-282-7427 or email to find out more.
For Altoona call Kristie John at 814-944-6134 or email to find out more.

Complete Course List

Medical Coding and Billing Course List

Medical Coding and Billing Course List for 2021

TermCourse #Course NameCreditsClock Hours
First TermMC106Medical Terminology4.582
MC107Anatomy & Physiology5.090
Second TermMC108Medical Coding I4.066
MC110Medical Billing7.5132
Third TermMC109Medical Coding II7.0108
CD217Job Search1.520
29.5 Credits498 Clock Hours
Medical Coding & Billing Online Hybrid Diploma Program

Bright Outlook Occupation

Medical Records & Health Information Technicians

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians are an integral part of the healthcare system and compile, process, and maintain patient records in hospitals, private healthcare facilities, government agencies, etc.

See the Bright Outlook for this Occupation

Meet the Faculty

Kay Strigle, RHIA

Program Coordinator / Instructor
State College Main Campus

Kay's Biography

Mary Prorok, RN

State College Main Campus

Mary's Biography

Tasha King, CPC, CPC-I, CRC

State College Main Campus

Tasha's Biography

Sharron Predix, RN, CPC, COC, CPC-I, Approved Instructor

State College Main Campus

Sharron's Biography