Medical Coding Specialist Hybrid

Are you interested in an exciting new career that combines healthcare and emerging technology? Become a medical coder with training at The School of Medical Coding at MTI. The Medical Coding Specialist Hybrid program model 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!

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What Makes the Hybrid Medical Coding Specialist Program at MTI Different?


Hands-On Focused

MTI’s hybrid delivery model provides medical coding training both online and in-person

Accelerated Training

Complete your medical coding training in just 9 months

Experienced Instructors

Experienced Instructors

All MTI medical coding instructors have real-world experience

Evening Classes

Daytime Classes Available

Flexible class times that work for your busy schedule

Employment Preparation

Employment Preparation

No general education courses required, students will learn the skills required for entry-level employment

Career Placement

Career Placement

Career counseling & placement assistance is available to all qualified graduates

The School of Medical Coding at Midwest Technical Institute


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.

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Financial Assistance

Financial Aid Team

MTI’s Financial Aid Team provides personalized support to students applying for federal financial aid and help with understanding all the funding options, including scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Opportunities

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MTI is here to help you attain the funding you need to take the next step in your education. MTI’s Financial Aid Team can help match you with scholarship opportunities you may qualify for.

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.

Medical Coding Program

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 2022 to 2032, which is faster than the average occupation growth rate of 3%.

Medical Coding Specialist

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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:

35 weeks (9 months); 2 days per week on campus (hands-on lab) and 2 days online per week (theory)
Daytime classes available
765 clock hours (includes 225 externship hours) / 135 additional outside clock hours
28 semester credits

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.

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:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Edge
  • Safari

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:

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.

For more information on MTI program costs, please contact Financial Aid or visit Tuition & Cost.

Enrollment & Outcomes

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.

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For more information about our accreditations and approvals, please visit:

Midwest Technical Institute is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education: 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701. For more info:

Midwest Technical Institute is approved to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education.