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Sullivan University is a private college or university, offering higher education for people with higher goals. At Sullivan University, we focus on in-demand programs that lead to successful careers. Whether you're a high school student considering college for the first time, an adult returning to school or someone seeking professional development, you'll be surprised at the variety and range of alternatives Sullivan University offers. We offer programs designed to fit into your life, whether you prefer day, evening or online classes — or some combination — we work hard to help you get what you need. We offer everything from certificates and diplomas to advanced degrees, so no matter what your timeline may be, we have the program to fit. Since our founding over fifty years ago, the goal of Sullivan University has been to prepare students for success, and over the decades, we've built up an impressive record in achieving that goal. Our course offerings have continually evolved to meet the real, practical needs of the business world and our work continues even after a student has graduated, with unlimited employment assistance to help graduates find jobs nationwide. Find out what makes Sullivan the right fit for you!
Health Information Management (HIM) students can begin their career by earning a certificate in coding. Along with an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) credential, the medical coding certificate prepares you for jobs in all types of medical facilities, inpatient and outpatient, and other industry-related positions such as insurance companies and government agencies.
The objective of the Medical Coding Specialist program is to prepare the student to analyze medical records and abstract data for the purpose of billing and insurance reimbursement. Medical Coding Specialists learn to transform narrative descriptions of procedures and diagnoses into numerical billing format. Graduates possess the skills necessary for employment in doctors' offices, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, and medical billing agencies. This program prepares the student for future certification with various professional organizations.
This program will provide you with the clinical training necessary to perform a variety of medical responsibilities, including preparing patients, performing CPR and first aid, obtaining and analyzing specimen, performing EKG procedures and sterilizing instruments.
Sullivan University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degrees.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at http://pages.sullivan.edu/programsuccess/