Early Bird Fall Registration

Posted on: June 25th, 2018

Take advantage of an Early Bird Discount of 5% when you register by phone the week of July 23-July 27. Please Call 706-507-8070.
(Offer valid only on in-person courses; not applicable on certificates, Register & Save, or online programs.)

Cyber Security for Business

Posted on: May 16th, 2016

Cyberattacks pose an unprecedented threat to the very survival of your business. From espionage, ransoms, political retribution, random acts, and outright theft of key technology, cyber threats can cripple any business—large or small! You need to act quickly and decisively to protect your business from these significant threats. This 9-weeks-long certificate program, created and taught by Michael Barker, Director of the Columbus State University TSYS Cybersecurity Center and one of the world’s leading cybersecurity experts. You will discover how to: build a cybersecurity strategy that minimizes risk at minimal cost, integrate cybersecurity into your operations so that every part of your business is actively protecting your enterprise, and invest wisely in risk mitigation, so your money, time, and resources are used where they are needed most. Whether you are a business owner, an IT professional, or future entrepreneur, this certificate program will help you understand the foundation of cybersecurity. Learn how to reduce your vulnerability so you can protect your business, protect your customers, and protect yourself from cyber threats. 

 

Medical Coding & Billing

Posted on: May 20th, 2016

Our Medical Coding & Billing Certificate integrates the parallel career paths of Coding and Billing & Reimbursement into a unified perspective that prepares students for real-world work experience and credentialing by the leading organizations in these fields.
In order to earn a Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing, five required courses for a minimum of 192 contract hours must be completed.

Upon completion of the certificate, you should have a complete comprehension of the connection between medical coding and billing and be prepared to:

  • Enter the medical coding and/or billing field at entry level
  • Pursue credentials from the American Health Information Management
  • Association (AHIMA) or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

Free information sessions are available for this program. Call 706.507.8070 for information.

REQUIRED COURSES

You may register for these courses separately or as a part of a discounted certificate package. Courses must be completed in the order below.

  • Medical Terminology (online or in class)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology (online or in class)
  • Basic Medical Coding
  • Intermediate Medical Coding
  • Medical Billing & Reimbursement
  • Advanced Medical Coding
“I really liked our instructor for Medical Billing and Reimbursement. She was a very good teacher. She made us feel that she really cared about us and helped us understand the material. I feel that I learned a lot this quarter. I really enjoyed this class!”
 – Jane Eastridge