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Two New Programs Available at Vatterott College, Tulsa Campus

March 23, 2012

Medical Billing and Coding, Paralegal Studies offer students vital training

Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) March 23, 2012

Vatterott College announces the addition of two new programs, Medical Billing and Coding, and Paralegal Studies for its Tulsa, Ok. campus. Both programs offer an Associate of Occupational Studies degree.

Lasting 70 weeks, the Medical Billing and Coding program prepares students for entry-level employment in the health care industry as a Medical Biller/Coder. In addition to working knowledge of medical terminology, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathology. Students will also train in administrative duties such ICD-9 coding and hospital and insurance billing. The program introduces students to other concepts such as law and ethics, pharmacology and medical office management.

The Paralegal studies program takes students through a comprehensive 90-week course designed to provide them with fundamental knowledge of legal terminology, as well as working knowledge in substantive and procedural law, and drafting and legal research. Students who graduate from the Paralegal program will be qualified for entry-level positions in private, corporate and public practice of law. Concepts covered in the program include legal research and writing, law office management and trial preparation.

“Both the health care industry and the practice of law are two fields that offer abundant opportunities for our students,” says Cheryl Beese, Tulsa campus director. “Through our practical, hands-on approach, we aim to prepare our students to begin their careers the moment they leave our program.”

Day and evening classes are available, as well as financial aid for those who qualify. For more information, please visit http://www.vatterott.edu.

About Vatterott College

Vatterott College has been dedicated to providing quality career training to students seeking the necessary skills to advance in their field since 1969. Vatterott, with its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, has campuses across the Midwest, offering education in high-demand fields. Diploma, associate and bachelor degrees are offered in advanced trade industries and computer technology, with 25 locations, as well as an online division, across ten states. To learn more, please visit http://www.vatterott.edu.

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