How quickly can I complete the medical coding short-term or
one-year certificate program?
Students can complete the short-term certificate in just two
semesters. Students can complete the one-year certificate in one
Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the
certificate program I want to study?
The courses students need to take to complete a certificate or
degree are listed in a plan of study.
Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
Students pursuing a healthcare degree should expect to take
classes face-to-face to experience hands-on learning. Some
general education classes may be offered online.
Can I pursue an associate degree after I complete one or both of
the Medical Coding Certificates?
Students who complete either or both of the Medical
Coding certificates are encouraged to continue because they
are well on their way to completing the Medical Coding associate
What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for
The Medical Coding certificate is eligible for the
short-term certificate grant available to students with
demonstrated financial need as well as students who are
currently in or exiting foster care. Each student may receive a
one-time grant of up to $2,000 to assist with tuition and fees
(does not include the cost of books and supplies). To be
considered, students must submit and satisfy the requirements on
Certificate Grant Application.
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at
740.366.9435 or email NWKfirstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I get started at COTC?
Help us learn more about you by visiting our Future Students webpage, then follow
the COTC Steps to Enroll to