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Medical Coding Certificate

This Medical Coding Undergraduate Certificate program prepares students for challenging coding positions in hospitals, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, insurance companies and other settings which diagnostic and procedural data are coded for reimbursement purposes. This certificate program is designed to be completed fully online, and most credits in the certificate program are applicable to the Associate of Science degree in Health Information Technology.  

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Medical Coding Course Requirements


Course Number Course Title  
CS101 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
EN101 English I 3
HT101 Introduction to Health Information Technology  3
HT208 Coding and Classifications Systems I 3
HT210 Coding and Classifications Systems II 3
HT212 Coding and Classifications Systems III 3
HT214 Coding and Classifications Systems IV 3
HT251 Health Care Reimbursement Methodologies  3
HT282 Medical Coding Professional Practice  2
ME201 Medical Terminology 3
SC130 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology  4
SC141 Introduction to the Study of Disease  3



Essentials of Pharmacology 

Introduction to Pharmacology 



  Total Credit 37/39
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