Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Medical Office Coding

Medical office coders work in medical office and outpatient settings coding medical records for statistical and reimbursement purposes.

This program prepares students to work as medical coders in outpatient settings. The program is based upon the American Academy of Professional coders (AAPC) recommendations. Upon successful completion of the program, students are prepared to sit for the AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination.

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificate Programs.

Graduation Requirements

Program Requirements

Core Courses
MA A101Medical Terminology3
MA A104Essentials of Human Disease3
MA A220Coding for the Medical Office3
MA A320Advanced Case Studies in Medical Coding2
Support Courses
Complete a minimum of 6 credits from the following:6
Human Biology
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Billing and Insurance for the Medical Office
Total Credits17

A total of 17 credits is required for this occupational endorsement certificate.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this program the students will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proficiency in the performance of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding.
  • Proficiency in the performance of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding.
  • Proficiency in the performance of International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification diagnostic coding.