Medical Billing and Coding (Hybrid)

This 24-week, non-credit, program is designed to prepare individuals for entry level positions that include medical billing or coding in a medical office setting, ambulatory or other physician based setting.

Note: Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)The American Health Information Association (AHIMA), or the  National HealthCareer Association (NHA) National Entry-Level Certification Exams. Students should determine which exam they wish to sit for upon personal career goals. 

Course/Program Contact Hours: 168 hrs.

Student Tuition: $2,200 
Hybrid Student Fee, Current Year in Use Software Bundle (CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10 CM), Student Membership Fee, and Certification Examination is included in tuition's cost.)

Equipment Needed:
Webcam (at your own expense)

Course Offering #1 (CEIMBC011-015):  15 Available Seats 
(High School Diploma or GED Required)

January 4, 2019 - June 22, 2019
Fridays, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm ~&~
Saturdays, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
(excludes holidays & college closings)

1) Financial Assistance Available? Yes; WIOA Financial Assistance is available for qualifying applicants; for Region 4 residents only-Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Walker Counties.
If seeking financial assistance through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for Region 4 residents, contact Alabama Career Center at 205-582-5200 or visit the office at the following location:

Alabama Career Center (Employment Office) 
3216 4th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222

For any addition questions or concerns preceding the WIOA process, contact Tomeka Minnifield at 205-929-6384 or

Deadline for receiving WIOA approvals/contracts: December 3, 2018

2) Personal Payment Plan Available? Yes; $440 (on or before 12/10/18), $440 (on or before 1/7/19), $440 (on or before 2/11/19), $440 (on or before 3/18/19), and $440 (on or before 5/27/19)
For general program inquiries or registration by personal payments, contact Kamille Smith by email at, or visit the office at the following location:

Lawson State Community College-Bessemer Campus
Kamille Smith (Person of Contact) 
Ethel Hall Building (Bldg. H), Office 209

1100 9th Avenue SW
Bessemer, AL 35022

Registration Deadline: December 10th
*Seat Availability is on a first come, first serve basis w/Half or Full Payment due at the time of registration*

Click the "Handouts icon" below for a glance at the documentation needed to Apply for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Region 4 or to register for the program if paying Out-of-Pocket:


The College's General Admissions' Process and Financial Aid (i.e. Pell Grants and Sponsored Scholarships) is NOT Applicable!!! This Program is a Special Admission; Contact Kamille Smith.