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Certified Professional Coding Program

Allied Health Education Department

The mission of the NOMS Healthcare Allied Health Education Department is to provide our community with qualified, professional, and competent medical professionals to coincide with the NOMS Healthcare Mission Statement.

The CPC Program at NOMS will help you to provide professional services various coding skills and ensure medical practices are compliant and coding at the highest level possible. The goal of the NOMS CPC Program is to educate individuals to become self-directed, responsible, contributing members of the Allied Health Community.


The Certified Professional Coding Program Course includes 16 weeks of evening in-person instruction. Classes will be held 5:30pm - 8:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at our Amherst, Ohio administrative location. Cost of the CPC Program is $5,500 which includes enrollment fees, books, tuition, Practicode Practicum, certification exam fees and first year AAPC membership. Students can sit for CPC exam through AAPC exam upon completion of course. Our program provides practice coding real world redacted charts. Once certification is achieved, students do not need to complete a year of apprentice coding. 


-Course Enrollment Open Until Jan. 10th
-Classes Begin Jan. 17th 
-Graduation May 12th


Program Prerequisites:

Medical terminology
Anatomy and physiology
*Courses can be completed through NOMS' Allied Health Education Department starting October 11th. Classes will be held 5:30-8:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening through November 3rd. Cost of prerequisite courses is $500.00 which includes books, supplies and tuition. 

Admission Requirements

Admission criteria regarding secondary education:
Meet one of the following:

  1. High School diploma and/or transcript
  2. G.E.D Certificate

Admission Procedure:

Acceptance into the program is based on completion of the criteria below, culminating into a review by program director and/or faculty. A possible individual interview may also be required. Applicants will be notified if accepted (by letter or email) or be notified if further information/submissions are needed.

  1. For acceptance consideration the following must be completed and on file
    1. Application
    2. High School Transcript and/or post-high school transcript (if applicable)
    3. Results of BCI criminal records check
    4. Completed Drug Screen from an Industrial Health Center

Approved WIET Workforce Development Program through Ohio Dept of Job and Family Services


For more information or to start enrollment process, contact:

Glenn Hickman, AAS, CPPM, CMA (AAMA)
Director, NOMS Allied Health Education Department
Medical Assisting and Certified Procedural Coder Programs
P: 419.626.6161 x 4020
Email: ghickman@nomshealthcare.com


Course Documents:

Student Handbook

2023 Program Calendar


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