Medical Coding and Billing Diploma

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Program Overview

If you’re looking for a career with flexibility and stability at the intersection of technology and healthcare, a job in medical coding and billing may be the right choice for you. Get started in this field by earning your career education diploma – medical coding and billing specialist from FNU.

Learning Outcome

This 30 credit Medical Coding and Billing Specialist program will prepare you for entry-level employment as a medical records coder, coding technician or coding clerk. You’ll learn to translate diagnoses and procedures into numerical codes using International Classification of Disease (ICD-9-CM) and the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4). You will also be trained to prepare and file insurance claim forms for reimbursement.

Course Overview


Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ENC 1101English Composition I*


Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology
1SLS 1501College Study Skills

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3HSC 1513Medical Terminology
3HSC 2149General Pharmacology for Health Care Prof.
3BSC 1081Basic Anatomy & Physiology
2MED 173Medical Ethics and Law
2MED 174Medical Office Fundamentals
2MED 176Intro. to Health Information Management
2MED 178CCoding CPT-4/HCPCS
2MED 179Health Insurance Billing
2MED 180
MED 181Medical Coding and Billing Externship
MED 182LMCBS Capstone
2MED 187CCoding ICD-10-CM/PSC
  • *This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
  • All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.
  • Medical students are required to wear medical attire at all times. Students must furnish their own uniforms.
  • All students must provide BLS, OSHA, HIV, and HIPPA seminar completion forms in order to participate in the clinical rotations.