Major Code
118D

This program prepares students for a career in medical coding. Medical coding opportunities exist in physician offices, billing companies, insurance offices and in the home. Students who complete this certificate are eligible to take the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Exam or the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam.

Course Requirements

37

m BIO260 Human Structure and Function

4

m CIS110 Business Information Systems

3

m HIT100 Introduction to Health Information Technology

3

m HIT110 Medical Terminology

3

m HIT135 Health Care Delivery Systems

2

m HIT140 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care

2

m HIT210 ICD Coding

3

m HIT212 Inpatient Medical Coding

3

m HIT215 CPT Coding

3

m HIT216 Advanced Clinical Classification Systems

3

m HIT218 Reimbursement Systems

3

m HIT220 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for the Health Information Technology Professional

3

m HIT290 Professional Practicum Experience

2

Program Total

37