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.

Students in health career programs are advised to consult the Code of Campus Affairs and Regulations, section 11.4. This regulation concerns completion of all courses in health career curricula being completed with a grade of C or better.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

HLTH 1223Pathopharmacology for Health Careers

3 Credits

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 1381Healthcare Delivery Systems

1 Credit

HLTH 1492Coding Practicum

2 Credits

HLTH 2401Coding Specialist Internship

1 Credit

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

BIOL 1564Intro to Anatomy & Physiology

4 Credits

BSNS 2311Successful Customer Service

1 Credit

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

HLTH 1312Medical Terminology

2 Credits

MATH 1213Business Mathematics

3 Credits

Spring semester

HLTH 1223Pathopharmacology for Health Careers

3 Credits

HLTH 1343ICD-10-CM/PCS

3 Credits

HLTH 1353Basic CPT Coding

3 Credits

HLTH 1372Ethical and Legal Issues

2 Credits

HLTH 1381Healthcare Delivery Systems

1 Credit

Summer semester

HLTH 1363Insurance Procedures

3 Credits

Fall semester

HLTH 1492Coding Practicum

2 Credits

HLTH 2401Coding Specialist Internship

1 Credit

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