Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

Medical coding & Billing (MCB)

(12 month program access)

The Professional Medical Coding and Billing program prepares students for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exams. Topics studied include reimbursement methodologies, biomedical sciences, and code sets, including ICD-9 coding.

Medical coding and billing professionals translate medical records into standardized codes used to bill patients and third-party payers such as insurance companies and
Medicare.  Coders use 3 different code sets: CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-9/10.

The Medical Coding and Billing program can be completed in 565 hours, or 4 months of full-time study.

Watch an Informational Video

Download Medical Coding Industry Facts & Program Details (pdf)

See CNBC's recent report on the need for medical coders at

All enrollments include: e-books, industry codebooks, and a voucher for one of the national certification exams.

  • Unlimited student and technical support from qualified professionals
  • Lifetime access to networking opportunities
  • St. Cloud State University’s Certificate of completion upon graduation

Additional significant benefits:

  • Individual consultation with a placement coordinator - Correspond with a placement counselor to develop your career plans.
  • New job opening notifications
  • Personalized interview, resume, and sales letter advice
  • Access to a help hotline for a full year after graduation - Call toll-free when you need assistance you can't get (or don't want to ask for) from your new employer.

To tour the online program please visit the Online Program Demo.

For Medical Coding and Billing Access:
Login ID: StCloudpmcb
Password: demo

Program Cost:  $2995

(Includes course materials, program access, textbooks, and shipping)


To Enroll please call: (877) 225-7151

Please mention that you are enrolling through St. Cloud State University. This will ensure you receive a certificate from SCSU upon successful completion of the program.


Tuition Payment Plans


Please contact Tammy at 320.308.4252 or if you have any questions.


Additional Online Programs We Offer:

Medical Billing

Medical Transcription

Medical Transcription Editor Supplement

Pharmacy Technician



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