Medical Coding: Hospital

Career Studies Certificate

Program Disclosures

Careers

Possible occupations for graduates: ICD-9/10 coding for hospital applications/preparation for the Certified Coding Associate and/or Certified Coding Specialist exams.

Medical Records Tech

Curriculum

See curriculum notes; catalog has additional information.

(Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

  • HLT 143 Medical Terminology I, 3 cr
  • BIO 141 Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr
  • HIM 253 Coding for Health Records (Emphasizes ICD-9/10), 4 cr
  • HLT 144 Medical Terminology II, 3 cr
  • BIO 142 Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr
  • HIM 254 Advanced Coding and Reimbursement (Emphasizes CPT), 4 cr
  • HIM 190 Coordinated Internship, 2 cr

Total credits required: 24

Notes

  • While there is no prerequisite for HLT 144, students are recommended to complete HLT 143 first
  • BIO 141 is a prerequisite for BIO 142
  • Internship prerequisites: HLT 143, HLT 144, and HIM 253 or HIM 254. Prerequisite or Co-requisite BIO 142