AAPC Certified Professional Coder

medical coder course at suny cccBecome a certified medical coder by earning your Certified Professional Coder certification (CPC®), the most recognized medical coding certification in the healthcare industry. The CPC is the gold standard for medical coding in physician office settings. More than 105,000 certified professionals help maintain compliance and profitability within medical practices through accurate medical coding and documentation.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for certified medical coders will increase 22% through 2022. Prepare yourself to meet the industry demand by becoming a certified professional coder. This is your first step to a career in healthcare. Increase your chances of being hired in a competitive job market.

Part 1: Online Prerequisites

These two online classes are required as prerequisites for our in-person Certified Professional Coder® class.  Click on each link to register for these separately ($115 each):

Register for Medical Terminology:


Register for Anatomy & Physiology:



Part 2: Classroom Instruction

SUNY Corning Community College
Academic & Workforce Development Center
318 Madison Avenue, Elmira, NY

Cost:  $2,995

80 hours of expert, in-person, classroom instruction

Cost includes: Physician Bundle 1 (CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10), workbook & textbook for CPC, membership to AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders), Practicode CPC-A Practicum, and one voucher for CPC Exam.

Certification Requirements: 

  • AAPC Membership
  • Certification Exam

Email ilearn@corning-cc.edu or call 607-936-5501 for more information on upcoming dates!

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