Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Coding
The Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Coding is a course of study that will prepare students for entry-level positions as coders in health care facilities (e.g., hospitals, clinics, physician practices). Credits earned may be applied to the Technical Certificate and/or the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management.
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
|Course Number and Name||Credits|
|HSCI 1113 Medical Terminology||3|
|HSCI 1123 Human Anatomical Structure I||3|
|HSCI 1243 Human Anatomical Structure II||3|
|HIT 2243 Diagnostic (ICD-10-CM) Coding||3|
|HIT 2323 Procedural (CPT) Coding||3|
To receive a Certificate of Proficiency, application must be made to the Office of Student Services. Students must be currently enrolled to request a Certificate of Proficiency be awarded.