Prepare for a career in health services with our Medical Coding Certificate of Completion.

Program outcomes
  • Use coding and classification systems in order to assign valid diagnostic and/or procedure codes for medical billing and reimbursement required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) including the validation of coded clinical information;
  • Apply coded data and health information in reimbursement and payment systems appropriate to manage care and all healthcare settings in accordance with relevant legal and compliance issues;
  • Create, use, and maintain the Electronic Health Record (EHR) management systems.

Upon receiving the Medical Coding Certificate, you are eligible to take the American Academy of Professional Coder's Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. You may also pursue additional coding certificates.

Before entering the program, you must complete college placement tests in English, Mathematics and Reading and place above the developmental level in English and reading and at or above MAT 011.

Program Curriculum

BIO 103 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 3
HCP 224 Medical Terminology 3
HCP 226 Medical Coding I 3
HCP 227 Medical Coding II 3
HCP 228 Electronic Health Records Management 3
HCP 230 CPT Coding and Reimbursement Methods 3
Total Program Credits: 18