Midway, KY, July 16, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Midway College Online has been granted approval to launch an online Associate of Science in Medical Coding in fall 2010. The students are excited and the faculty is ready. With an expected growth rate of 18 percent by 2016, Medical Coding is considered to be a thriving career. To accommodate such a growing profession Midway College has designed a curriculum that provides the best instruction in the field.
Midway’s Medical Coding online degree offers accelerated courses online to provide a convenient and flexible schedule and a friendly classroom environment for those who may not have easy access to Midway’s campus. The Medical Coding degree will also create a foundation for additional study in the health care support field allowing students to further advance their career.
“Midway College has a long history of training students in the healthcare field. With the ongoing growth in the healthcare industry and the growing need spefically for medical coders, this is a natural program for our College to offer. By putting it online we can serve students no matter where they are located and it gives them the flexibility to set their own schedule,” said Dr. William B. Drake, Jr., President, Midway College.
The Associate of Science in Medical Coding will prepare students to take the required medical certification exams from American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) to become a certified medical coder.
Midway College already offers a variety of degrees 100 percent online. Online courses from Midway allow busy adults to pursue a new and rewarding career while working full-time. The convenience of online education gives students the opportunity to take courses around their schedule.
To offer convenient and flexible online degree programs, Midway College works in partnership with The Learning House, Inc., a total online education solutions provider that creates comprehensive online campuses customized for the academic needs of each partner.
Midway College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (SACS/COC) to grant baccalaureate and associate degrees.
For more information about Midway College Online programs, visit http://midwaycolleges.com.
About Midway College
Midway College (www.midway.edu) is a private college established in 1847. Today, Midway College holds a reputation for excellence in its Business, Equine, Nursing, and Teacher Education programs throughout Kentucky and beyond. Midway offers a comprehensive education catalog including an Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master’s program. Midway is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
About Learning House
The Learning House, Inc. (www.learninghouse.com) is a comprehensive online education solutions partner that helps colleges and universities offer and manage their online degree programs. Learning House provides a total online campus solution to each of its clients, including online course development and publishing, learning management system customization and hosting, online program marketing (www.elearnportal.com), 24/7 technology support, faculty and staff training, online education infrastructure and consulting.