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Program Spotlight: Certified Professional Coder - HCM 1183

OSU-OKC's 16-week healthcare coding/billing class -- HCM 1183 -- prepares students to sit for the Certified Professional Coder exam. This class is offered as part of the Health Care Administration associate degree, but can also be taken as a stand-alone course with the consent of the department head. HCM 1183 is available 100 percent online. The class is ideal for professionals in front-of-office medical settings who want to boost earning potential or broaden their employment opportunities by securing their Certified Professional Coder standing. It also could be beneficial for nurses who want to move from patient care to an office setting. You need not be studying for the Health Care Administration associate degree to enroll for HCM 1183 if you have experience in the medical field. For more information, call (405) 945-3210.

 

The Health Care Administration Program provides students with skills they need to support the business side of a complex healthcare organization. Regulatory and policy changes create an ever-changing environment in office operations  Students are exposed to healthcare management, human resources, leadership, and an intensive study of healthcare billing and coding, aligned with national certification standards. 

Graduates are in-demand and have a variety of career paths to pursue:

  • Front-office clerical and office management
  • Hospital administration
  • Sales and marketing
  • Customer care
  • Billing, coding and information technologies

According to 2013 Bureau of Labor and Statistics report, Health Care Administration graduates can land jobs that have salaries in the range of $30,000 to $35,000!

All classes for this degree can be taken online and some are offered on campus. Choose a schedule that fits your lifestyle!

Degree Sheet(s)

Degree Sheet (PDF)Health Care Administration A.S.

For more information, contact:

Division of Health Sciences
Allied Health Building
440 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 945-3210
health.sciences@osuokc.edu