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Medical Billing Certificate

This certificate program will provide 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.

Kent State University admission requirements apply, including assessment testing. Regardless of admission status, all students must complete coursework prescribed by COMPASS testing. Students may enroll in the program even if they have prior degrees. Students must declare themselves as a certificate candidate prior to completing half of the courses.

Students must satisfy the prerequisite, if any, of all courses in the program by either completing the prerequisite courses, or by demonstrating to an Information Technology for Administrative Professionals faculty member that they have otherwise met the prerequisites.

Students must maintain at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA in all courses to receive this certificate. Courses may not be completed on a pass-fail basis or through credit-by-examination. Up to 6 hours of transfer credits may be used as long as letter grades are on the transcripts and are included in the credits determining the declaration rule above.

Dr. Pamela Ramey, Associate Professor of Information Technology for Administrative Professionals