Health Occupations Programs

Certified Billing & Coding Specialist Course

The Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) course will prepare each student for entry-level positions as a medical billing clerk. All participants will gain knowledge about the medical billing cycle, revenue cycle management, medical coding and billing concepts. Each student will master the concept of medical billing and gain an understanding of guidelines as it pertains to the medical claims processing.

Did you know you can earn 3 credit hours toward an Associate’s Degree in Healthcare Management Technology by passing the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) examination?

Registration Information

Tuition: $125

  • This course is online. Students need to know their student ID and how to log into Blackboard.

Course Information/Certification

Each participant will be given assignments and tasks that will assist with theory and concepts.

CBCS is the prerequisite or corequisite to Medical Coding Certificate. Both courses are required to meet the national certification requirements for the National Healthcareer Association and/or the American Academy of Professional Coders (dual certifications).

CBCS alone does not provide training to be a AAPC National Coder.

Upon successful completion of CBCS and Medical Coding Certificate, each student will receive a certificate of completion from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and will be eligible for the certification examinations through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).


Textbook Information


Upcoming Courses

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For More Information

Rowan-Cabarrus Navigation Station at 704-216-7222 or email