How long does it take to complete the program?
The program may be completed in 5 semesters.
What is the cost of the program?
The program is approximately $6,000 for tuition and books.
Can I get financial aid?
Yes. Students may use financial aid for the Medical Coding Specialist program. Each student’s situation is different so please complete a FAFSA application to see what you may be eligible for.
What hours are the classes offered? and where?
The Medical Coding Specialist is offered on the Airside West Campus, 3515 Aviation Drive, Lakeland. We are at the Lakeland Airport, behind the Geico building on Pipkin Rd. The classes are offered online, face-to-face, and a combination of the two (hybrid). Classes are held in the evening, usually from 6 – 9 p.m.
Will I earn a degree?
No, but you will earn college credit. The Medical Coding Specialist is a college credit certificate. It is 37-credit hours. A typical AS or AA degree is 60-70 credit hours.