Medical Coder CCC Curriculum

Certificate > Medical Information: Medical Coder CCC

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

These courses are designed to prepare students for state certification in order to establish a career in the medical coding industry. Students are part of a cohort and should take the courses in the sequence listed below.

CCC.OSS.HIM (37 Credit Hours)

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

HIM 1453 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Coding - 4 cr.
†HSC 1531 Medical Terminology - 3 cr.
OST 2854C Office Applications for Business - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

HIM 1000 Introduction to Health Information Management - 3 cr.
HIM 1112C Electronic Health Records - 2 cr.
HIM 1433 Principles of Disease - 4 cr.
HIM 2724 Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding - 4 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

†HIM 1442 Pharmacology - 2 cr.
HIM 2233  CPT Coding - 3 cr.
HIM 2275C Medical Billing and Insurance I - 3 cr.YEAR II – First Semester

HIM 2283 Advanced Coding - 3 cr.
HIM 2941 Clinical Coder Practicum - 3 cr.

†Courses symbolized with a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery methods. Online availability may vary by academic term.

NOTE: Coursework applies to the Medical Office Administration AS degree.

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