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Medical Records Certificate (Undergraduate)

10 months

Approximate Program Length

24

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Register by: Dec 8, 2021

Learn the entry-level, technical aspects of medical insurance, billing, coding and claims processing in approximately 10 months online. Our Medical Records Certificate prepares you to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam, a national certification offered through the National Healthcareer Association.

Plus, all 24 credits from the Medical Records Certificate apply to our BSHA program, shaving 9 months off the time to completion.

  • Claims Submission

  • Insurance Verification

  • Medical Billing And Coding

  • Regulatory Requirements

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A degree built around the skills employers want

We know what skills employers want because we did our homework.

We worked with labor market researchers to align in-demand skills with our program to ensure you have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate them in your coursework.

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Skills-aligned program

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

8

Courses

Schedule

Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for the online Medical Records Certificate.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Medical Records Certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.

You'll learn how to:

  • Translate medical billing codes and terminology to support claim reimbursement.
  • Summarize insurance verification processes for medical reimbursement.
  • Create a basic medical claim for reimbursement.
  • Explain compliance requirements as it relates to health care information.

Career & Outcomes

Career Services for Life®

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

Tuition

Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

Save time and money on your certificate

Credit transfer made easy
Earn your certificate faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

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Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school.  Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

26

Average years of industry experience

32

Directors of Services

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

I’m the grittiest person. And so are our students.”

Christopher Wilson

Faculty of the Year 2020, College of Health Professions

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