Online Healthcare Certificates

medical coding and billing cert

Professional Education is proud to offer a variety of online certificate programs targeting the fast-growing healthcare job market. These certificates are specifically selected based on demand from employers for these skills and future growth projections.

The U builds Healthcare Professionals

Key Benefits of all programs

  • On-demand start / start anytime / self-paced to fit your schedule
  • Cost of national certification exams are included in tuition
  • Receive personal, ongoing support all the way through the training program

Medical Coding and Billing Certificate | PROEA 221 | $3,699

This online certificate provides the skills necessary to begin a career in the highly in-demand field of medical coding and billing. Topics studied will include reimbursement methodologies, biomedical sciences, and current code sets.

Students will choose one of the following national certifications to become a coder. Completing both certification exams is beneficial but not optional.

  • National Exams Offered through AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA®)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®)
  • Certified Coding Specialist- Physician-based (CCS-P®)
  • National Exams Offered through AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Certified Outpatient Coder (COC)
Students will receive eBook textbooks, coding handbooks, and a voucher ($325 value) for one certification exam. In addition, students who complete the program will also receive an official University of Utah Medical Coding and Billing Certificate.

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Pharmacy Technician Training Certificate | PROEA 224 | $2,999

This online Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE) certificate covers: Pharmacology, Pharmacy law, regulations and standards, Business of a pharmacy (both retail and hospital), Prescriptions, Pharmaceutical Calculations, Nonsterile Compounding, and more.

This externship program focuses on helping students gain the skills needed to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and start working upon graduation. This program uses images, videos, simulations and interactive games to assist with learning the material and developing the necessary skills.

This program includes 400 hours of online curriculum, and externship incorporating at least 200 hours of outpatient and inpatient pharmacy work. Tuition includes exam voucher.

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Pharmacy Technician with Healthcare Administration Certificate | PROEA 217 | $3,899

Gain hands-on experience in the combination program certificate, designed to develop your skills as a pharmacy technician as well as provide the training you need to run the daily operations of a medical office.

This program will prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam as well as the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam and the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) exam. Tuition includes exam voucher. In addition to gaining three new credentials, upon completion of this program, students will also receive a University of Utah Pharmacy Technician with Healthcare Administration Certificate of Completion.

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Healthcare Information Technician Certificate | PROEA 220 | $3,899

This online certificate provides the skills necessary to understand critical software programs that handle healthcare information. Healthcare IT professionals can be found supporting the use of technology all across healthcare. Specific responsibilities vary but may include: installing and maintaining electronic health record systems; working as part of an internal IT team and providing technical support to employees.

Graduates of this program will be prepared to earn CompTIA A+. Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS), and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMMA) credentials. Tuition includes the exam voucher ($570) value. Those who complete this program will also receive a University of Utah Healthcare Informational Technician Certificate.

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Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR Certificate | PROEA 225 | $3,199

This online program provides students with hands-on training with exEMRx software, and industry-standard, government-certified HER (electronic health record) software platform, giving them vital experience that employers are looking for.

Those who complete the program will receive a University of Utah Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR Certificate and will be prepared to pass the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exams. Tuition includes exam voucher.

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Medical Office Manager Certificate | PROEA 219 | $3,899

This online certificate trains students in medical billing, medical administrative assisting and electronic health records software management. With all of these skills, you’ll be ready to excel in a medical office!

This program prepares students to earn the following credentials: Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS), and Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS). Vouchers to take all three certification exams (a $315 value) are included in the cost of tuition. Additionally, students will receive and official University of Utah Medical Office Manager certificate.

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Medical Transcription Editing Certificate | PROEA 222 | $3,199

This online program focuses on the clinical documentation industry which includes medical transcriptionists and medical transcription editors. Medical transcriptionists type up written reports of the audio files doctors record after they interact with patients. These written reports are then included in the patient’s medical record. Medical transcription editors have received specialized transcriptionist training to correct and edit written reports created by speech recognition software, which automatically translates the doctor’s dictation into text.

This program is designed to train you for both of these career paths by preparing you to pass the Registered Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) exam. Those who complete the program will receive a University of Utah Medical Transcription Editing Certificate.

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Pharmacy Technician with Healthcare Billing Certificate | PROEA 218 | $3,899

Increase your value on any healthcare team with this combination program certificate, designed to develop your skills as a pharmacy technician as well as provide the education needed to perform medical billing processes.

This program prepares students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam as well as the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist certification exam. Tuition includes exam voucher. In additions to preparing for two new credentials, students will also receive a University of Utah Pharmacy Technician with Healthcare Billing Certificate of Completion.

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Veterinary Assistant Certificate | PROEA 226 | $1,999

Have you always wanted to work with animals? This online certificate might be just what you are seeking! It helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage the administration of a veterinary office of clinic and assist other veterinary staff with basic animal care. This career can also be an excellent stepping stone for further veterinary education.

Those who complete this program will receive a University of Utah Veterinary Assistant Certificate.

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