Method of Delivery
Online, e-learning, or distance learning
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
1. Medical Coding Course- This program will be held a total of 5 hours, twice a week for 20 weeks. Upon completion of the program you will take your national certification of CPC. Upon successful completion, your title will be a CPC-A, for the first year. (CPC-A means you will be considered a certified coder with an Apprentice designation for one year, once you have worked for a year, you will have your Apprentice title removed and be an official CPC!) This program consists of Medical Terminology/Anatomy for ICD-10 and Coding curriculum. After completing this program you will then begin your Practicode:
Practicode Course- This course is a 6 to 10 week online practicum. CPC-A’s get real-world experience coding actual medical charts. This new coding practice course helps to improve coding skills across multiple specialties, allows a new coder to gain coding experience. It is comprised of 3 modules of 200 actual, redacted medical records per module. This Practicum allows an individual to meet 1 year of coding experience toward the removal of the apprentice designation. Having the CPC-A removed immediately.
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
Medical Coding with CPC certification
online and all throughout Maine Adult Educations
4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4
Name of Credential
CPC certification through AAPC
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
n/a payment plans
pro rata up to week 3
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - AAPC
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Total In-State Program Cost