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Medical Coding Schools in Louisiana

There are eight schools in the state of Louisiana offering medical coding programs. In 2010, 291 students graduated from programs at Louisiana medical coding schools. 283 of all these students graduated with certificates and eight of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

208 students graduate from medical coding programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of medical coding students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 283 students graduated with certificates in medical coding and eight with a degree at the associate's level.

Eight medical coding schools are located in Louisiana. Of these, while one school is public, seven schools are private. Tuition at a private medical coding school varies from $10,230 to $14,745, while tuitions at a public medical coding school are $2,046.

Average tuition for medical coding programs is $9,436. The highest tuition for medical coding programs, which is $14,745 per year, is at Remington College-Lafayette, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,046 per year, is at Nunez Community College.

Louisiana schools offer certificates and associates degrees in medical coding.

Medical Coding Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

208 students graduate from medical coding programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of medical coding students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 283 students graduated with certificates in medical coding and eight with a degree at the associate's level.

Medical Coding Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 82
  • Certificate 2007: 57
  • Certificate 2008: 122
  • Certificate 2009: 229
  • Certificate 2010: 283
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 4
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 5
  • Associate 2010: 8

Medical Coding Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of nine programs in medical coding. Of these programs, about 88.9% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Coding Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 1

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18370
  • 25th Percentile: 21170
  • Median: 24810
  • 75th Percentile: 30720
  • 90th Percentile: 37800

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18010
  • 25th Percentile: 21760
  • Median: 26990
  • 75th Percentile: 34730
  • 90th Percentile: 44290

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20900
  • 25th Percentile: 24070
  • Median: 28780
  • 75th Percentile: 34490
  • 90th Percentile: 39240

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22310
  • Median Salary 2007: 22900
  • Median Salary 2008: 24320
  • Median Salary 2009: 24340
  • Median Salary 2010: 24810
  • Total Employed 2006: 2390
  • Total Employed 2007: 2120
  • Total Employed 2008: 2580
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 2450

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21520
  • Median Salary 2007: 22090
  • Median Salary 2008: 24070
  • Median Salary 2009: 26280
  • Median Salary 2010: 26990
  • Total Employed 2006: 2270
  • Total Employed 2007: 2350
  • Total Employed 2008: 2370
  • Total Employed 2009: 2470
  • Total Employed 2010: 2470

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26390
  • Median Salary 2007: 27540
  • Median Salary 2008: 28230
  • Median Salary 2009: 29050
  • Median Salary 2010: 28780
  • Total Employed 2006: 1050
  • Total Employed 2007: 1180
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 1140
  • Total Employed 2010: 1100

Louisiana vs National Medical Coding Employment

Louisiana vs National Medical Coding Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.803% (6020)

Medical Coding Schools in Louisiana

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1. Herzing University - Kenner

2500 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 733-0074

Herzing University-Kenner is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. Herzing offers two programs in medical coding. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in medical coding by it and one associate's level medical coding degree. Overall, 430 students seek degrees in 13 Herzing programs. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

2. Gretna Career College

1415 Whitney Ave
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 366-5409

Gretna Career College is located in the suburbs of Gretna, Louisiana and it offers one medical coding program. It is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana. This vocational school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in medical coding.

3. Remington College - Baton Rouge

10551 Coursey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 236-3200

Remington College-Baton Rouge offers one medical coding program and it is near the center of the city. 463 students pursue degrees in seven Remington programs, overall. RC is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical coding.

4. Nunez Community College

3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 278-6200

Nunez Community College is located in the suburbs of Chalmette, Louisiana and this college offers one program in medical coding. Overall, 2,413 students seek degrees in 24 Nunez Community College programs. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical coding programs.

5. Compass Career College

42353 Deluxe Plaza- Suite 16
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 419-2050

Compass Career College is located in town of Hammond, Louisiana and it offers one medical coding program. This school is a for-profit institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical coding.

6. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Founded in 1964, Southern University at Shreveport is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This school, which is just a few miles from Shreveport, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers 18 certificates and 20 degrees at the associates level to students. 2,834 students pursued degrees from the 37 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as medical coding, biology, and science. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

7. Remington College - Shreveport

2106 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA 71118
(318) 671-4000

Remington College-Shreveport is 8.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in medical coding. Remington is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

8. Remington College - Lafayette

303 Rue Louis XIV
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 981-4010

Remington College-Lafayette is near the center of the city and RC offers one medical coding program. 392 students seek degrees in eight programs at RC, overall. Remington is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical coding programs.

9. Cameron College

2740 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 821-5881

Cameron College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA and this school offers one medical coding program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering medical coding programs.