Information Management Technician | Lackawanna College

Information Management Technician with Medical Billing & Coding

At A Glance

One-year certificate program that teaches a full understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Introduction to Computers and Advanced Computers.

Students also take business, math and medical billing and coding classes.
Students will be prepared to take the Microsoft Office exam for Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook, and the Certified Coding Assistant exam.
Offered at the Scranton campus.

Welcome to Information Management Technician with Medical Billing and Coding Certificate-Certificate Program

Want to use your office skills and be part of the healthcare industry? Consider enrolling in Lackawanna College’s Information Management Technician with Medical Billing and Coding certificate program. The certificate prepares students for positions in a variety of medical facilities.

Your Career Starts Here

Occupations in the medical sector, especially those involved in Information Management and Accounting, come with unique challenges for which a detailed and multi-faceted education is necessary. The medical account certification program at Lackawanna College exists to develop within students the skills, confidence and knowledge to meet those challenges head-on.

More About the Program

Lackawanna’s program prepares students for Microsoft Office certification exams in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook as well as for the Certified Coding Assistant (CCA) exam.

An Information Management Technician with Medical Billing and Coding professional certification from Lackawanna College prepares students to have the skills necessary to obtain a position in a variety of office settings such as hospital receptionist, dental secretary, medical record and health information technician, along with many other options within the health and wellness industry.

The Course Work

This medical account certification program costs $28,520 and runs 1,600 hours (25 hours per week for 68 weeks), after which a one-year certificate is awarded.

In addition, the students will spend 19 weeks (475 hours) in a medical accounting certification program, where they will learn medical terminology, insurance and the latest billing and coding standards.

The program’s schedule is as follows:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays are remote and run from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays are on campus and run from 8 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

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