Earn your Medical Coding and Billing Certificate at Davenport

Earn your Medical Coding and Billing Certificate from Davenport and get started on your career in healthcare while earning credits for a degree. In as little as a year, you’ll earn your certificate and be eligible to sit for three healthcare industry credentials certification exams. Upon completion, students can put the credits earned for their certificate toward a related degree at Davenport. 

You can complete your medical coding and billing certificate online through our Global Campus for the utmost flexibility or in-person on our W.A. Lettinga Campus. 

Davenport University's Coding and Billing Certificate was designed as a building block for our associate, bachelor and master-level degree offerings. Learn how to stack your Medical Coding and Billing Certificate HIT and HIM degrees here

To learn more information about Davenport's health information technology and health information management career pathways: Click here

Why a Medical Coding and Billing certificate? 

While completing our Medical Coding and Billing certificate, you’ll become familiar in the areas of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, ICD coding, procedural coding, and health reimbursement. This program will pave the way for you to earn your associate degree in health information technology, bachelor’s in health information management, or master's in health informatics and information management at Davenport. 

Explore classes for Davenport’s Medical Coding and Billing Certificate

Classes for this certificate emphasize hands-on projects so you can build your skills. 

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

Smaller class sizes means you get more one-on-one time with professors
Students can choose to study and sit for up to three industry certifications

Your medical coding and billing certificate stackable degrees

Davenport University's Coding and Billing Certificate was designed as a building block for our associate, bachelor and master-level degree offerings. After finishing this stackable certificate, you'll be able to seamlessly apply the credits you earned to the degrees listed below –– all while earning resume-boosting recognition along the way.


Stack 1: Coding and Billing Certificate

Stack 2: Associate

Health Information Technology

Stack 3: Bachelor

Health Information Management

Health Information Management: Completion

Stack 4: Master

Health Informatics and Information Management

Why study medical coding and billing at Davenport University?

Davenport is a leader in health information education and is CAHIIM-accredited. While earning your certificate you'll also prepare for three industry certifications to boost your credentials: AHIMA’s Certified Coding Associate, AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder, and AAPC’s Certified Professional Biller certifications. 

Experience the Davenport difference: 

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National recognition

Davenport is accredited by CAHIIM, which is the largest Health Information accredited program in the state. 


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Easy transition to the next program

Earn credits for an associate or bachelor’s at Davenport while you earn your medical coding and billing certificate. 


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Flexible scheduling

Online classes mean convenience and flexibility for busy students. 


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Jumpstart your career

Sit for professional certifications and build your portfolio while you earn your certificate.


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Build career connections

Network and surround yourself with alumni and others who share your passion for health care by getting involved in the Allied Health/Health Information Student and Alumni Association


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Scholarships available

Financial aid is available for Davenport health students.


Get started on your medical coding and billing certificate

Take the next step toward becoming a health administrator at Davenport. 

Talk to an admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at info@davenport.edu.

Apply now for free or request more information

Start on the road to a successful career as a health administrator. Request more information or begin your application now.

About Davenport University

Davenport Campus

Davenport is a private, not-for-profit university with more than 150 years of experience preparing students for successful careers.

Offering over 80 degree and certificate programs, we align with top employers to design degree programs that help you gain the skills and real-world experience you need to rise above the rest. With small class sizes and campuses across Michigan or online, you’ll earn a quality education on your schedule at Davenport University.*

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
View a full list of those programs and courses


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