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Healthcare Coding Certificate

The goal of this program is to prepare students for the Certified Coding Associate Exam, administered by the American Health Information Management Association (additional exam information available at
The courses required for successful completion of this certificate program are as follows:

1. Medical Terminology
2. Anatomy and Physiology for Coders
3. Medical Billing and Coding - Hybrid
4. Medical Office Practices

Stanly Community College (SCC) offers each class in the spring, summer, and fall semesters. You have flexibility in how you schedule your classes. The only required order is that you complete Medical Terminology before you begin Medical Billing and Coding. The other classes can be taken in any order. If you can take more than one course at a time, we recommend that you take Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology your first semester, followed by Medical Billing and Coding and Medical Office Practices your second semester. A US high school diploma or GED is required before beginning this program.

This program is approved for payment with WIA funds. Please note that SCC cannot guarantee that WIA funds (disseminated through the Division of Employment Security, Gaston Community Action, etc.) will pay for your classes.

To see current schedule and costs, or to register, click on the "Register Now" square at the left.

For registration assistance, please contact the Eagle's OneStop at 704-991-0123.

Contact Holly Shaver at (704)991-0219 or for additional information.