Business Technology Department

1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

Department Head
CALL: (608) 246-6162


School of Business and Applied Arts

Truax D3631
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m - 4:30 p.m. 

CALL: (608) 246-6003 ext. 8
FAX: (608) 243-4754

Accounting & Business Lab

Truax D3610
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 243-4310 

Ross Silburn
Accounting Lab Coordinator

Joanne Dischler
Accounting Faculty Liaison

CALL: (608) 243-4019 

Kathy Hansing
Business Lab Coordinator

Hours and Support Information

Medical Billing Specialist

Embedded Technical Diploma

Program number: 301605


Madison College developed the Medical Billing Specialist Diploma to help you get hired or promoted, or to update your skills for use in today‚Äôs modern medical offices. The skills you obtain with this diploma are part of a pathway and may be applied to the Medical Administrative Specialist Associate program. You also can apply many of the credits toward other programs at Madison College and double major. 

Graduates from this program are qualified to complete professional examinations and earn certification(s) through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Voluntary, eligible certifications include Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS), and/or Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS).  NHA is the national leader in allied health professional certifications and is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.

Please note: Healthcare employers require all applicants complete and pass a background check as a condition of employment.

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Program Details

Students in the Medical Billing Specialist program can attend full or part time.

Medical Billing Specialist classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax
  • Fort Atkinson
  • Watertown

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

All courses for this program are offered online and in person.


To Apply

  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.



Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


After completing the Medical Billing Specialist program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

  • Apply technology skills to business and administrative tasks.
  • Perform routine healthcare administrative procedures.
  • Maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Model professionalism in the workplace.
  • Process insurance claims.

Madison College's Medical Billing Specialist graduates are ready for a range of professional positions including:

  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Billing Customer Service Representative
  • Collections Analyst
  • Patient Accounts Specialist
  • Reimbursement Analyst
  • Insurance Specialist
  • Medical Customer Service Representative

With advanced training students may find employment as:

  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Coding Technician
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Word Processing Operator
  • Department/Clinic Assistant
  • Health Unit Coordinator

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Flexible Learning Options

Out-of-state students can complete the Medical Billing Specialist program completely online without paying out-of-state tuition.