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

Healthcare Orientation Registration (required)

Orientation must be completed prior to the first day of class.

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED within 12 months of the course end date
  • Have access to a computer with the ability to use it at an adequate level for creation, communication and collaboration (Computers available for use in computer labs at BRCC main campus and Waynesboro outpost)
  • Follow the directions in the Medical Coding Packet regarding registration document submission and registration for the required healthcare orientation.


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