Pursue a career in one of North Carolina’s ten fastest-growing occupations! As Baby Boomers age and seek medical services, the demand for multi-skilled medical administrative assistants and medical coding specialists continues to increase. Through this program, you will learn how to perform a wide array of administrative duties, such as completing insurance claim forms and scheduling appointments.
This degree can be earned through traditional seated classes, totally online, or hybrid classes.
20 – 25
You may increase your earning potential by passing exams provided by national accrediting associations such as The American Academy of Professional Coders.
Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure
In accordance with the U.S. Department of Education’s rules regarding Professional Licensure Programs effective July 1, 2020, disclosure is provided for all states indicating whether this program meets licensure requirements, does not meet licensure requirements, or has not been determined for each state.
Employment: You will be prepared for employment in a variety of medical settings, including medical offices, hospitals, clinics, and insurance companies.
Salary: Salaries for entry-level positions range from $20,000 to $30,000. Credits can be earned through traditional, online, or hybrid classes.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.