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. Johnsbury Campus

The Community College of Vermont - St. Johnsbury Campus takes a leading position among vocational schools specializing in healthcare certification programs, dedicated to providing world-class education aimed at cultivating a diverse and resilient healthcare workforce. The institution places a strong emphasis on practical, hands-on training, ensuring that students gain real-world experience and stay updated with the latest industry skills. The college boasts a faculty composed of seasoned professionals with rich and varied experience spanning multiple facets of the healthcare sector, providing students with invaluable insights into navigating complex healthcare challenges. The institution's dynamic curriculum adapts to evolving healthcare trends, preparing students to tackle the field's dynamic challenges effectively. Located conveniently within a supportive community, the campus offers a technologically advanced learning environment with modern resources, state-of-the-art laboratories, and a high-tech simulation suite. Going beyond academics, the St. Johnsbury Campus prioritizes students' overall well-being and growth, offering numerous scholarship opportunities and support services to foster a conducive learning atmosphere. The college's nationally recognized healthcare certification programs significantly contribute to elevating healthcare service standards in the region, solidifying its commitment to nurturing skilled healthcare professionals and championing complexity while fostering innovative solutions. With these distinctive features, the Community College of Vermont - St. Johnsbury Campus plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of the healthcare sector.

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