Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding Classes

Medical coding is the practice of assigning specific numeric and alpha-numeric codes to medical services, procedures, and diagnoses in order to submit claims to insurance companies including Medicare and Medicaid, in order to receive payment for services provided by a licensed healthcare professional. Medical billers and coders function as medical reimbursement consultants to medical practices, physician billing services, insurance companies, software companies, healthcare agencies, consulting firms, and State and Federal Government agencies.


Non-major core requirements: 9 credits

BIO 101 Concepts in Human Biology 3
HSC 105 Medical Terminology 3
  General Education Elective 3

Major core requirements: 21 credits

First semester

MED 115 Introduction to Medical Insurance and Coding 3
MCD 213 CPT ®-4 Coding I 3

Second semester

MCD 214 CPT ®-4 Coding II - (CPC) 3
MCD 216 ICD-10-CM Coding 3

Third semester

MCD 220 Medical Coding Capstone 3
MED 250 Medical Office Management 3
MCD 299 Medical Billing and Coding Internship OR
HSC 111 Medical Law and Ethics 3

Total credits: 


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Course sections noted with an ‘H’ are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an ‘O’ are delivered in an online format.

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