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’s 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.

Students who successfully complete MATC's Medical Billing Specialist diploma typically earn $9.50 to $15 per hour based on their experience and other job skills.

Get credit for your experience and prior learning.

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

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


To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

In-person Program         Online Program

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • 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.


The courses listed below outline the requirements for completion for students officially admitted in the 2017-2018 academic year. Requirements for completion may vary depending on the semester in which a student is admitted or may be completed by other equivalent courses. Current/continuing students should consult their Academic Requirements report available through their student account for specific requirements and equivalent courses.

First Semester

1 credits

Second Semester


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.