MEDICAL CODING SPECIALIST HYBRID
MTI's Medical Coding Specialist Hybrid Program
Are you interested in an exciting new career that combines healthcare and emerging technology? Become a medical coder with MTI’s hybrid medical coding program model. The hybrid program is a combination of both medical coding online training and hands-on training on campus. Earn your diploma on a flexible schedule including both in-class and online instruction. Complete your education with a modern approach that combines the flexibility of virtual learning with MTI’s hands-on training in classrooms with instructors who have real-world experience. Develop the professional skills you need to begin your career as a medical coder—classes are enrolling now!
Medical Coding Hybrid Program Overview
Medical billing and coding programs are the first step toward your career as a medical coder, as well as CPC certification. Learn how to become a medical coder with Midwest Technical Institute’s (MTI) hybrid approach—here’s what you can expect:
Please note: Students taking hybrid courses must complete an Online Learning
Readiness Self-Survey and activities, including an orientation to the E-learning platform, Canvas LMS.
Medical Coding Classes: In-Person & Online
Office Skills & Coding | Allied Health Administration | Insurance Claims & Guidelines | Certification & Externship
The medical coding instructors at MTI bring real-world experience to both the on-campus and online classroom. You will be trained in the following areas of CPC medical coding:
- Analysis of medical records
- Anatomy and medical terminology
- Basic office skills
- Utilizing medical coding software and technology
- Working with insurance companies
*Modules can be taken in any order; however, Medical Coding Externship will always be taken last by the student.
Find Schools for Medical Billing and Coding Near You
Find an accredited medical assisting school near you at one of MTI’s campus locations.
What Makes the Hybrid Medical Coding Specialist Program at MTI Different?
MTI’s hybrid delivery model provides medical coding training both online and in-person
Complete your medical coding training in just 9 months
All MTI medical coding instructors have real-world experience
Small class sizes and no general education courses required
Lifetime job placement assistance is available to all qualified graduates
Financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to students who qualify
Flexible class schedules are available
Quick Facts: CPC Medical Coding Training
- Midwest Technical Institute offers both traditional, face-to-face (F2F), and hybrid distance education programs. The Hybrid program delivery model consists of both face-to-face and online instruction. The students will attend class on campus two days per week for face-to-face instruction. The hybrid students will complete theory coursework online two days per week through the e-learning platform, Canvas Learning Management System. Students taking hybrid courses must complete an Online Learning Readiness Self-Survey and activities, including an orientation to the elearning platform, Canvas LMS.For additional information, check out: How to Become a Medical Coder and What is Medical Coding and is it for You?*Are you interested in a traditional, face-to-face approach to your education? Visit our Medical Coding Specialist Program page.
- For best performance, students should access the Canvas LMS using a computer that supports the most recent internet browser versions. It is recommended to use a computer five years old or newer, with at least 1GB of RAM, and an operating system that can run the latest compatible web browsers:
You should always use the most current version of your preferred browser. Your browser will notify you if there is a new version available.
Click here for the most current browser Canvas supports: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas-Basics-Guide/What-are-the-browser-and-computer-requirements-forCanvas/ta-p/66
It is recommended your computer operating system should be kept up to date with the latest recommended security updates and upgrades. Along with compatibility and web standards, although the Canvas LMS has been carefully crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments, it is recommended to have high speed internet.
Using a mobile phone as a hotspot may result in lower speeds and data usage charges.
- Submit all admissions applications, the Online Learning Readiness Self-Survey and activities in the Online Learning Ready Demo Course, financial aid paperwork on campus.
- Attend New Student Orientation on campus.
- Complete an online e-learning platform orientation in Canvas LMS before beginning class.
- Participate in all online and face-to-face campus classroom activities as outlined in the module’s syllabus.
- Communicate and interact with the instructor through the e-learning platform and email.
- Access the Canvas LMS using a laptop or desktop computer that meets the minimum requirements (See Below). o Have basic computer skill proficiency as demonstrated by the Online Learning Readiness Self-Survey & Activities.
- Hybrid students may access to student services when on campus during regular hours and via virtual appointment during regular campus hours by contacting the Student Success Specialist at the student’s campus.
Medical Coding Careers
Medical coding may be the right choice for someone interested in an allied health career that doesn’t require patient contact. Typical job titles in the medical coding field include: Medical coding specialist, insurance coder, claims specialist, and medical coder. Attention to detail and accuracy are very important skills for medical coders and can contribute to a successful career.
Although medical coders usually work in doctors’ offices and hospitals, many medical coders may eventually choose to work out of their homes. Medical coding remote positions typically require several years of professional coding experience.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the job outlook for medical coders will increase by 8% from 2019 to 2029, which is much faster than the average occupation growth rate of 4%.
Midwest Technical Institute offers a variety of financing options to qualifying students. Financial Aid Representatives are available at each of our campuses to assist you. Please contact your nearest MTI campus today to learn more.
Enrollment and outcome information for all Illinois-based campuses and the ACCSC annual reports for each program in Adobe PDF format. Please note, all programs are not offered at all campuses.
Midwest Technical Institute is proudly accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC) and is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in federally-funded financial aid programs. For more information about our accreditations and approvals, please visit: https://www.midwesttech.edu/about-us/accreditation/
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