Certificate of Applied Science in Medical Coding and Billing

The Medical Coding and Billing Certificate of Applied Science program prepares students for employment in hospitals, medical billing offices, doctors’ offices, and insurance offices as coders and billing specialists. All the courses in the Certificate Program can be applied to the Associate of Applied Science in Business Technology (Medical Office Management concentration.) To pursue a general business track, see the Associate of General Studies.

General Education Requirements

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
BUSN 1150 Survey of Microcomputer Applications 3
MATH 1200 Survey of Mathematical Concepts 3
BIOL 1010 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology (satisfies the Social Science Requirement) 3
Subtotal 12

Select one course from one of the following.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
Humanities See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Humanities courses 3
Fine Arts See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Fine Arts courses 3
Social Sciences See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Social Sciences courses 3
Subtotal 3

Major Courses

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in each.  At least twelve (12) credit hours must be earned in residence.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
HSOM 1020 Medical Terminology I 3
HSOM 1030 Medical Terminology II 3
HSOM 1110 Basic CPT Coding 3
HSOM 2010 Legal Aspects of Medical Office 3
HSOM 2050 Medical Office Management 3
HSOM 2090 Advanced Medical Coding 3
HSOM 2150 Reimbursement and Patient Billing 3
HSOM 2700 Basic ICD10-CM Coding 3

Subtotal

24

TOTAL HOURS

39