Certificate in Health Information Technology-Medical Coding

Medical Coding (Cert)


This certificate of achievement is designed as a program for student’s interests in the field of health information, privacy and security, compliance with payment laws and regulations, and the management of health information. Medical Coders will convert diagnosis, procedures, and medical services and equipment into alpha-numeric codes for reimbursement integrity and research purposes. Additional training includes auditing of health records for documentation integrity, completeness, and medical necessity. Medical coders work in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, etc. Your certificate exhibits commitment to your professional and personal growth.

Allied Health Core Credit Hours
ALH 116 Medical Terminology 3
ALH 130 Math Skills for Allied Health 2
Computer Information Core Credit Hours
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
Health Information Technology Core Credit Hours
HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology 3
HIT 110 Diagnosis Coding I 3
HIT 150 Outpatient Procedure Coding 3
HIT 170 Electronic Health Records 3
HIT 180 Anatomy and Physiology for Health Information Technology OR

BMS 267 Human Anatomy AND
BMS 268 Human Physiology

HIT 190 Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement 3
HIT 210 Diagnosis Coding II 3
HIT 250 Inpatient Procedure Coding 3
HIT 260 Legal & Ethical Aspects of Healthcare 3
HIT 298 Professional Practice Experience 3
Medical Coding Certificate Credit Hours
Total Hours Required 38