Certified Professional Coder

Medical coding is the transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes.

Career Info


A Certified Professional Coder certification (CPC) is a recognized medical coding certification in the healthcare industry. The CPC is the standard for medical coding in physician office settings.

About the Program

This course teaches students how to apply the correct codes that make up health records and claims. This program prepares students for the Certified Professional Coder certification (CPC) given through AAPC.  Includes medical terminology, beginning through advanced CPT Procedure Coding, HCPCS, and ICD-10 diagnosis coding.

Required Healthcare Orientation - Free

Call 540/453-2215 to register. Orientation must be completed prior to the first day of class.

Admission Requirements

  • 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proof of attendance at BRCC Healthcare Orientation Session
  • Anatomy and Physiology strongly recommended


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