Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Diploma (Blended Course)

Credential Earned

  • Diploma

This curriculum available residentially/online at the following campuses:

Enhance your learning experience by getting the best of our blended / hybrid Ground and Online programs! Complete your interactive assignments Online and come to campus for your labs while connecting face-to-face with your classmates and teacher!

The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Diploma Program is designed to prepare the students to obtain entry level positions in the Medical Billing and Coding field through a combination of both clinical and administrative training.

New students at the Lakeland Campus may only be enrolled if they transfer in credits and are scheduled to complete before the Teach-Out date and before the maximum pace rate percentage is reached.

Courses Available Online Available Blended Credits

Class Courses

Yes Yes 24

Practice / Labs

Yes Yes 18

MBC – Concentration Exam Preps

Yes Yes 4.5

MBC Practicum (Externship = 160 hrs)

NO NO 5.0

  • Most externship sites expect you to perform your externship hours as if it is your FULL TIME, 40 Hours per week.
  • Completing 40 Hours a Week will allow you to Graduate On-Time (4 Weeks after Externship Start Date)

The many advances in medical technology are creating a demand for specialized professionals in the field. Medical Assisting Technician and Medical Billing and Coding are two career paths that provide you with a solid opportunity to join the future in the Healthcare field.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma or a recognized equivalent.

Become a Member of the Medical Community in as Little as 44 Weeks

“Healthcare will generate 3 million new wage and salary jobs over the next ten years; 7 of the 20 fastest growing occupations are in healthcare.” – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Healthcare

*These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain and Florida Technical College cannot guarantee its graduates any perticular job. some positions may required a license or other certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the perticular position you desire.

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  • Florida Technical College has served the career education needs of its students for more than 35 years
  • FTC is an academic unit of National University College (NUC). NUC is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • Bachelor’s, Associate’s and Diploma programs are available in numerous specialties
  • There are seven convenient college campuses in Central and South Florida
  • Flexible class schedules, including Day, Evening, Online, Hybrid, and Blended (part in-class, part online)
  • Small class sizes allow for individualized attention and training
  • Focused learning model. Students complete one class each month
  • Financial Aid is available to those who qualify 
  • Dedicated Career Services Team at each campus to help graduates with their job searches

Find Out More

Explore if becoming a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist is right for you. Request information or call your nearest FTC campus today to speak with a knowledgeable Florida Technical College Admissions Representative!

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