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College of Applied and Technical Studies

Medical Billing

Course Delivery
100% online
Total Credits
21
Approximate Tuition Cost
$6,800
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Apply credit hours to the Associate Technical Studies (ATS) Degree

Medical Billing Undergraduate Certificate Program Overview

The Medical Billing undergraduate certificate provides a basic understanding of software, medical terminology, coding and procedures used in medical settings such as hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices and outsourcing facilities involved with providing billing operations. The certificate prepares students for the Certified Coding Associate exam from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Apply credit hours to the Associate Technical Studies (ATS) Degree. Some credit hours may be applied to the Associate Applied Business (AAB) Degree in Office Technology (OTEC).

Medical Billing Undergraduate Certificate Program Admissions Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, and the Twinsburg Academic Center, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

Some programs may require that students meet certain requirements before progressing through the program. For programs with progression requirements, the information is shown on the Coursework tab in the university catalog.

For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.

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Important Dates

Aug
20
Classes Begin
Fall 2023 Semester
Jan
15
Classes Begin
Spring 2024 Semester
Aug
18
Classes Begin
Fall 2024

Medical Billing Undergraduate Certificate Program Courses

Courses for the certificate can be found at the link below:

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Medical Billing Undergraduate Certificate Program Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost

$325.80

Lower Division Courses

$977.40 $6,800 part-time1

Non-Ohio Residents

Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost

$335.80

Lower Division Courses

$1,007.40 $7,100 part-time2

1The $325.80 per-credit-hour tuition rate for LOWER division courses applies to part-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester. This certificate consists of all lower division courses. The flat-rate semester fee of $3,585.10 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time Ohio resident undergraduate students taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester.

2The $335.80 per-credit-hour tuition rate for LOWER division courses applies to part-time non-Ohio resident undergraduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking fewer than 12 credit hours per semester, PLUS a $10 per-credit-hour surcharge. This certificate consists of all lower division courses. The flat-rate semester fee of $3,585.10 for LOWER division courses applies to full-time non-Ohio resident undergraduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 12-18 credit hours per semester, PLUS a $10 per-credit-hour surcharge for actual credits taken (between 12-18 semester credits or $120-$180).

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs, please contact Kent State’s Financial, Billing & Enrollment Center at 330-672-6000 or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

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