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As a graduate of Point's 100% online medical coding and billing program, you will learn to review healthcare charts.

Online Associate of Science in Medical Coding & Billing

At Point University, our medical coding and billing program is designed to equip students with the specialized training needed to thrive in the medical and healthcare field, with an emphasis on medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, and medical coding and billing.

Save an estimated $800 annually. Tuition rates will remain steady for the 2022-23 academic year.


To view a cost breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.


Point University’s Associate of Science in Medical Coding & Billing program equips students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with theological foundations and professional skills for faith-based work in the healthcare field. Courses focus on the two most commonly-used coding manuals – CPT and ICD – providing up-to-date information needed to prepare for certification exams offered through AAPC, the American Health Information Management Association, and the National Healthcareer Association.


1. Become proficient in processing insurance claims, patient billing, collections, and reimbursement.
2. Analyze patient care and assign correct codes for medical issues and procedures.
3. Develop a working knowledge of International Classification of Disease (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) nomenclature.


The online associate in medical coding and billing program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in patient billing, collections, and coding. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professionals
  • Medical Terminology
  • Insurance Claim Procedures
  • Hospital Coding and Billing

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Program Length
As a completely asynchronous program, the online associate degree in medical coding and billing at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are weekly deadlines associated with the online medical coding and billing program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take per term. On average, students complete the 61 credits required for the online associate in medical coding and billing degree in two years.
Program Cost

All students enrolled in the associate degree in medical coding and billing online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $410 per credit hour*

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2023.

Career Opportunities
Point’s online associate degree in medical coding and billing will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers in roles such as:

  • Medical Coder
  • Health Information Clerk
  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Medical Assistant
Admission Requirements

The first step to apply for admission is to complete the free application. After you complete your application, an enrollment specialist will work with you to complete your file. Your application file for this program requires:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended schools*
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA**

Want to know more about applying to Point University? Submit your information to be contacted by a member of our team or visit our Support Center for additional information and resources.

*If you have less than 12 transferable college credits when you apply, your official high school transcript or GED certificate is required.
**Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may qualify for “Probationary Admission.”

I'm entering my third year in the online program at Point University and am impressed. They have really created a model that works and challenges.

- Terri LaGrange, online student

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Point University offers the medical coding and billing program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.



This degree is 100% online. Take courses anytime – from anywhere in the world.


Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.


Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.


As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.


Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 13-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.
At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!