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Medical Coding and Billing Degree Program in St. Peters, MO

There are three schools within 50 miles of St. Peters, Missouri, that have medical coding and billing programs. Read an overview of the closest school's program, requirements and admission info to find out if it's the right one for you.

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St. Peters, Missouri, Medical Coding and Billing Programs

Located near the Illinois border, the St. Peters area offers students a limited number of medical billing and coding training programs to choose from, particularly at in-state schools. This article will tell you about the program at the closest school, which is a 40-minute drive from downtown St. Peters. The table below will give you more information. Two Illinois schools are also outlined in the closing paragraph.

  • Located only 30 miles from downtown St. Peters, St. Louis Community College, in St. Louis, is the only Missouri school in the area. Students can pursue a certificate in medical billing and coding that can prepare them for certification in the field.

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Missouri School: At a Glance

Even when the choices are limited, care must be taken to explore the details before making a decision about your education. Check out the following table to learn about the tuition, graduation rate and enrollment to see if this school will suit your needs.

St. Louis Community College
School Type 2-year, public
Total Enrollment (2014) 21,218*
Campus Setting Large City
Tuition and Fees (2015-16) $3,090 in-district, $4,470 in-state, $6,150 out-of-state*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Aid (2014) 84%*
Acceptance Rate N/A - Open Admissions
Retention Rate (2014) 57% for full-time students*
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (2014) 10% (22% transfer-out rate)*

Source: *NCES College Navigator

St. Louis Community College

St. Louis Community College can prepare students for a new career or help them to acquire new skills to advance in their current jobs. The school focuses on creating dynamic and accessible learning programs, which can prepare students to meet the community's needs.

Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Billing and Coding

Through this 45-credit hour program, students prepare for entry-level medical coding and billing specialist positions. Core courses include studies in medical terminology, human body systems, healthcare delivery systems and disease principles. Other billing and coding courses explore standard coding procedures and methods for health insurance billing. This training can prepare students to become Certified Coding Associates or Certified Coding Specialists or earn other credentials in medical coding and billing.

Other Schools

The other two colleges in the area that offer medical billing and coding programs are in Illinois. Southwestern Illinois College is located about 49 miles from St. Peters and Lewis and Clark Community College is about 40 miles away.

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