Medical Coding Specialist Certificate MC41

The Medical Coding program provides students with an educational opportunity that will enable them to obtain the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to succeed in the medical coding field upon program completion. Students will gain a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, document processing, and an extensive understanding of inpatient and outpatient coding procedures. These coding skills are in great demand in hospitals, physician offices and clinics.

Students will be eligible to sit for an initial AHIMA Certification after graduation. After 2 years of experience, student is eligible to sit for AHIMA Registry Exam.

Curriculum Outline

All pre-requisite courses and occupational courses must be successfully completed with a grade of C or better.

First Semester

SEMN 1000First Semester Seminar


ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body


ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences


BUSN 1440Document Production


ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I


Second Semester

MAST 1120Human Pathological Conditions in the Medical Office


MAST 1510Medical Billing and Coding I


Third Semester

MAST 1520Medical Billing and Coding II


MAST 1530Medical Procedural Coding


Total Credit Hours: 24