2016-2017 Semester Catalog

Medical Coding (MC41) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:


Program Description:

The Medical Coding Technical Certificate of Credit provides a basic short-term academic credential with potential for future program credit. The curriculum provides advanced training in coding skills for persons wanting to progress in their occupations or who want to prepare for full-time or part-time employment in the medical field. The Medical Coding Technical Certificate of Credit program provides basic training in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and medical procedural and physicians procedural coding skills.

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Entrance Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or GED® is not required.

Required Courses

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

MAST 1120Human Diseases

3

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

MAST 1510Medical Billing and Coding I

2

MAST 1520Medical Billing and Coding II

3

MAST 1530Medical Procedural Coding

2

Total Credit Hours: 24 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation