Technical Certificate in Medical Coding

Medical Coding is a 31 -credit hour program offering specialized training in the review of medical documents for the assignment of ICD-9-CM and CPT codes used for medical billing and insurance purposes.  All credit is applicable to the AAS Medical Office Administration Degree.  Graduates are trained to be medical coding associates and are prepared to take the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam.

CURRICULUM - Medical Coding - Technical Certificate Requirements
 
Technical Courses    
MEDT 1123 Medical Terminology I 3
MEDT 1133 Medical Office Administration* 3
DATA 1123 Fundamentals of Information Technology 3
ACTS Equivalent Course Number = CPSI 1003
MEDT 2333 Medical Coding I* 3
MEDT 1143 Medical Terminology II 3
MEDT 1223 Principles of Disease* 3
MEDT 2343 Medical Coding II* 3
MEDT 2214 Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
  TOTAL TECHNICAL HOURS 25
General Education Courses:
ENGL 1113 Composition I 3
ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ENGL 1013
  Choose one of the following  
MATH 1023 Intermediate Algebra 3
MATH 1123 Business Math (does not transfer) 3
  TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS 6
COMPLETION AWARD: Technical Certificate 31

Courses displayed in BOLD text indicate specialty courses which require final grades of "C" or better.
(*) An asterisk indicates that said course will be offered once a year. Check course description for further
information.

Curriculum subject to modification.

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