Code: F_CER_MCOD

Campus: Westminster Campus

Medical Coding

The Medical Coding Certificate will provide students with medical coding competencies for hospitals, long term care facilities and physician practices.  These occupations work in the Health Information Management departments.  Coders are responsible for abstracting diagnoses and procedures from patient health records and then assigning codes using the ICD-10 classification system to ensure accurate billing and reimbursement.

Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
MOT 125Basic Medical Sciences I

3

MOT 133Basic Medical Sciences II

3

MOT 135Basic Medical Sciences III

3

HIT 220ICD Coding I

3

HIT 221ICD Coding II

2

HIT 231ICD Coding III

5

HIT 241CPT Coding Basic Principles

3

 

HPR 178Medical Terminology

1

or

HPR 208Medical Record Terminology

2

Total Credit Hours:23-24

Students preparing to sit for the CCA or CCS Exams are highly encouraged to complete HIT 268 Certification Test Preparation along with the Medical Coding certificate requirements listed above.

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