This certificate is designed for students looking for employment in the growing field of medical billing and coding and prepares students to take the Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam through the National Healthcare Association. The curriculum also aligns with the content of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) examination for Certified Professional Coders (CPC). To obtain the CPC credential, students will be required to demonstrate on-the-job coding experience in addition to passing the CPC certification exam. Those who pass the CPC, but have not yet met the work experience requirement, will be designated as an Apprentice (CPC-A). Students should review the AAPC’s certification requirements for additional information.


Community College of Vermont - St. Albans Campus

Positioned strategically in St. Albans, the Community College of Vermont's campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities and offers comprehensive healthcare certification programs, renowned for its unwavering commitment to educational excellence and diverse, industry-relevant curricula. Guided by esteemed healthcare professionals, these programs seamlessly integrate hands-on practical experiences with in-depth theoretical instruction in areas such as Pharmacy Technician, Medical Assisting, and Certified Nursing Assistant, ensuring students are well-prepared for the ever-evolving healthcare landscape. With a foundation grounded in inclusivity and respect, the college maintains a low student-to-teacher ratio, fostering personalized attention. Completing a program here equips students for diverse healthcare opportunities, supported by effective job placement services. The institution's courses encompass varying complexities of sentence structures, enhancing communication skills for future professional settings. Rigorous laboratory and clinical training foster competence and compassion, producing industry-ready graduates who exemplify the institution's commitment to shaping dynamic healthcare professionals. Among regional vocational schools, this institution shines as an emblem of excellence, epitomizing quality education and nurturing countless healthcare careers through its robust alumni network, making a significant impact in healthcare sectors worldwide.

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97 N Main Street, St. Albans, VT 05478