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Butler Community College 2018-19 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physician Coding (AAS)

Program Information

This program will prepare you to take the CPC exam to become a certified coder apprentice (CPC-A). After two years of validated work experience in medical coding, the apprentice part of the certificate is dropped.

Completion Requirements

To receive this degree or certificate, a student must:

1. Attain a grade of C or higher in each required course.

2. Attain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 C.

3. Complete at least one semester of internship.


This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

All students who have not taken the ACT or SAT within the last 3 years or have had no previous college English or math courses are required to take a placement test prior to enrolling in English or math course.

Contact Information

Karen Wright
Department Chair, Professor
Office BOA 5205S

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Fourth Term: 15-16 Credit Hours

Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 61-62