Medical Coding

Medical Coding

  • Degree Type Certificate of Completion
  • Program outcomesAdvance my careerEnhance my skillset
  • Area of StudyHealth
  • Total Credit Hours16

The 16-credit one semester Certificate of Completion provides students with the opportunity to study Medical Coding and health services administrative practices/ procedures so that they are qualified for an entry level coding position.

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 all healthcare settings in accordance with relevant legal and compliance issues

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.

Program Curriculum

HCP 104/MAS-104/BIO-104 The Human Body Health and Disease 3
HCP 224 Medical Terminology 3
HCP 226 Medical Coding I  3
HCP 227 Medical Coding II  3
HCP 230 CPT Coding and Reimbursement Methods 4
Total Program Credits: 16