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. Students who successfully pass the AAPC's Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination will be granted initial apprenticeship status.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificates.
- Complete the Program Requirements below.
- Complete the core courses with a grade of C or higher. Support courses must be approved by the department advisor and completed with a grade of C or higher.
|MA A101||Medical Terminology||3|
|MA A104||Essentials of Human Disease||3|
|MA A220||Coding for the Medical Office||3|
|MA A320||Advanced Case Studies in Medical Coding||2|
|Complete a minimum of 6 credits from the following:||6|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology II|
|Medical Insurance, Billing and Healthcare Documentation|
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.