Bryant & Stratton College Online Medical Reimbursement & Coding Degree (AAS) Now Offered in New York

Associate’s degree program will help graduates prepare for careers in physician coding and hospital inpatient coding

Buffalo, NY, March 21, 2012 --( Bryant & Stratton College Online, a leader in online associate degree programs, announced today that its online medical reimbursement and coding degree (MRC) is now available to students in New York to residents interested in distance education. The degree program prepares students to sit for the AHIMA or AAPC exams and begin working in the coding and reimbursement field. In addition to the MRC degree, Bryant & Stratton College Online offers another healthcare degree option, Medical Administrative Assistant an Associate of Applied Science degree.

“Bryant & Stratton College Online is excited to make the Medical Reimbursement and Coding A.A.S. degree available to students online. The MRC courses provide a foundation for a career in medical reimbursement and coding, teach students the skills needed to be successful in the field and helps them explore their career options in healthcare,” said Scott Traylor, Associate Campus Director of Online Education at Bryant & Stratton College. “Online classes are offered in a flexible format which can be well-suited for people who want to earn a degree but need to do so while balancing an existing job, raising children or other responsibilities.”

The program is designed to educate students to become contributors in the workplace, through the achievement of program outcomes. Graduates of the MRC program will reach several program outcomes including:

· Create a medical practice compliance plan based on national standards and have an understand coding, documentation and reimbursement ethics
· Define the professional goals, career paths and practical strategies that will advance them in the healthcare field
· Demonstrate a professional-level understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology

The degree program also helps students connect to professional coding associations and learn how to network with professionals in the field.

Founded in 1854, Bryant & Stratton College is regionally accredited. For more information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degree programs, visit

About Bryant & Stratton College Online
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes based education and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment. The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education which is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education the Council for higher education. With locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill Center the College has been providing real world education leading to bachelor’s, associate’s degrees and professional certificates for over 155 years. Bryant & Stratton College Online offers 5 online bachelor’s degree programs, eleven online associate’s degree programs and eleven online certificate programs in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Some online programs are not yet available in all states. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of graduates and other important information, please visit General information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees can also be found at

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