Medical Coding Certificate

Certificate – Medical Coding

Students can complete the certificate in a year and a half to prepare for jobs in medical coding. After graduation, students can enter the workforce or continue one more semester for the associate degree.

Suggested Study Plan

Prerequisite Semester

Course SCH
HITT 1305 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I 3
BIOL 2401 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY PART I 4

Semester 1 (Fall)

Course SCH
HITT 1301 HEALTH DATA CONTENT AND STRUCTURE 3
BIOL 2402 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY PART II 4

Semester 2 (Spring)

Course SCH
HITT 1345 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS 3
HITT 1349 PHARMACOLOGY 3
HITT 1341 CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS 3
HITT 1353 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION 3

Semester 3 (Fall)

Course SCH
HITT 2335 CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT METHODOLOGIES 3
HITT 1260 CLINICAL INTERNSHIP: HEALTH INFORMATION/MEDICAL RECORDS 2
HITT 1311 COMPUTER IN HEALTH CARE 3

Semester 4 (Spring)

Course SCH
HITT 2346 ADVANCED MEDICAL CODING 3

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