A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY that combines health care professional and technology!
Do you like helping others using a combination
of interpersonal skills? Do you like learning more about computers? Do you like solving problems? Do you like to
undertake many tasks at the same time? Would you like to work with other
professionals providing health care to patients?
What is Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding?
If you answered YES to these questions, Pennsylvania
Institute of Technology's Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding degree
program is for YOU!
This degree program prepares graduates for one
of the most essential jobs at a health care provider. Medical Billing and
Coding professionals use a set of specific codes that match patients’ diagnosis
and procedures. These codes are used to charge patients and insurance companies
for services. Medical Billing and Coding Specialists also work
with patients and third party payers to resolve payment issues. Health care providers heavily depend upon
billing and coding specialists in order to receive timely and accurate payment
Additionally, this degree program prepares
students for CAREER ADVANCEMENT by including courses in communications,
biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer applications, humanities, and the
Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding Specialists work in the following:
Where can I go after I earn my degree in Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding?
EKG and Phlebotomy testing
Urgent care clinics
After earning your degree, you are prepared to
start work immediately. P.I.T. also has transfer agreements with a number of
colleges and universities in the area. These agreements enable you to transfer
your college credits earned at P.I.T. and complete a bachelor degree at one of
these educational partners. P.I.T. will prepare you for the next step that’s
right for YOU!
Why choose P.I.T. for your Allied Health – Medical Billing and Coding degree?
Earn an associate degree with a
specialty in medical billing and coding
Our Allied Health –
Medical Billing and Coding degree provides you with working knowledge of
assigning appropriate codes for diagnoses, procedures, billing patients,
and insurance companies. This program also prepares you to take a nationwide
certification examination and includes an array of other courses that prepare
you for career advancement.
Choice of externship or
You will have the
opportunity to practice your skills at the site of a health care provider or at
P.I.T. using software simulations and actual case studies.
- Experienced Instructors
either come from a real world background or still hold positions in the health
care field. They share their working knowledge to better prepare our students
to enter the workplace.
YOUR SUCCESS is our success
Our faculty and
staff are dedicated to your success. Graduates tell us that everyone at P.I.T.
ensured that they were successful.
Intimate Learning Environment
and Family Atmosphere
know each student on a first name basis. Smaller class sizes allow us to focus
on each student’s individual strengths and areas to improve.
“parallel learning” approach saves time and money for our students. We offer
skill strengthening and degree classes at the same time, fast-tracking students
to a degree.
Our flexible course
schedules are ideal for students balancing work, family, and school.
- Free tutoring
from both instructors and honor students is available to ALL P.I.T. students, free of charge.
- Portfolio Building and
The value of a
P.I.T. education extends beyond the classroom! Our instructors work hard to prepare
graduates through portfolio building and interview coaching.
- New Opportunities
The Allied Health – Medical Billing
and Coding program prepares you for an immediate job and the college
credits earned at P.I.T. count towards earning a bachelor degree or
beyond at one of our partner colleges or universities.