Medical Billing and Coding

Program Type: Fully Online
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Business & Entrepreneurship
College: NVC

What is the Medical Billing and Coding program?

This program/course prepares for the Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS). Enter one of the fastest-growing fields to meet the increasing needs of the healthcare industry. Medical billing and coding specialists are vital members of the healthcare community. Learn the basics of creating billing records and coded invoices and how to ensure that the business side of healthcare runs smoothly so that patients can get the health services they need. This program is strongly recommended for anyone preparing for the AAPC certification examination. (Exam Voucher Included)



  • Medical Terminology - HITT 1005
  • Medical Insurance & Billing - HITT 1013
  • Medical Coding & Classification System - HITT 1041
  • Pathophysiology - HPRS 2001
  • ICD-10-CM - POFM 2010
  • Coding Certification Exam Review - HITT 2045

Program Information

Time Commitment

264 Contact Hours

14 Week Training


Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS)

Career Outlook

Learn more at the Alamo Colleges Career Coach website

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Program Requirements

Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Some high school

Must have access to computer/tablet and internet



Effective Sept 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022

Financial Aid Resources

Contact Information

CE Tier 2

Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Campus: District Support Office

Program Manager

Yvonne Haynes
Campus: Northwest Vista College (NVC)
Building: Mountain Laurel Hall (MLH) Room 234

Additional Information

For assistance with program information or registration, email us at and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.