Coding Specialist, Advanced Certificate

Curriculum code: HLTH.CRT.C48

Program Overview

Completing this group of courses may satisfy requirements for a coding position in a non-acute health care setting. The student may make written application to the Office of Admissions and Registration to receive written verification of completion of the certificate program.

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Additional Program Information

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.kcc.edu/gainfulemployment/.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

HLTH 1312Medical Terminology

2 Credits

HLTH 1343ICD-10-CM/PCS

3 Credits

HLTH 1353Basic CPT Coding

3 Credits

HLTH 1363Insurance Procedures

3 Credits

HLTH 1372Ethical and Legal Issues

2 Credits

HLTH 1492Coding Practicum

2 Credits

HLTH 2123Pathophysiology for Health Careers

3 Credits

HLTH 2172Pharmacology for Health Careers

2 Credits

General education

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

BIOL 1564Intro to Anatomy & Physiology

4 Credits

BSNS 2311Successful Customer Service

1 Credit

MATH 1213Business Mathematics

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 31

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

BIOL 1564Intro to Anatomy & Physiology

4 Credits

HLTH 1312Medical Terminology

2 Credits

HLTH 1372Ethical and Legal Issues

2 Credits

MATH 1213Business Mathematics

3 Credits

Spring semester

HLTH 1343ICD-10-CM/PCS

3 Credits

HLTH 1353Basic CPT Coding

3 Credits

HLTH 1363Insurance Procedures

3 Credits

BSNS 2311Successful Customer Service

1 Credit

Fall semester

HLTH 1492Coding Practicum

2 Credits

HLTH 2123Pathophysiology for Health Careers

3 Credits

HLTH 2172Pharmacology for Health Careers

2 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 31
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per credit hour $147.00
$4,704.00
Course Fees
BIOL 1564 Intro to Anatomy & Physiology 20.00
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 25.00
HLTH 1343 ICD-10-CM/PCS 25.00
HLTH 1353 Basic CPT Coding 25.00
HLTH 1363 Insurance Procedures 25.00
HLTH 1492 Coding Practicum 25.00
HLTH 2123 Pathophysiology for Health Careers 25.00
HLTH 2172 Pharmacology for Health Careers 75.00
245.00
245.00
Books*
BIOL 1564 Intro to Anatomy & Physiology 426.40
BSNS 2311 Successful Customer Service 116.65
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 208.35
HLTH 1312 Medical Terminology 165.95
HLTH 1343 ICD-10-CM 129.55
HLTH 1353 Basic CPT Coding 191.20
HLTH 1363 Insurance Procedures 273.35
HLTH 1372 Ethical and Legal Issues 150.65
HLTH 1492 Coding Practicum 151.00
HLTH 2123 Pathophysiology for Health Careers 154.60
HLTH 2172 Pharmacology for Health Careers 167.15
MATH 1213 Applied Arithmetic 240.40
2,375.25
2,375.25
TOTAL $7,177.25
All prices are subject to change. Please visit Hammes Bookstore for the most up-to-date textbook prices.

Gainful Employment

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Total Credit Hours: 31