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Medical Coding Specialist

Tonya Harbert, Program Director
Umphrey Industrial Technology Center, Office 201H
(409) 984-6501
keithtj@lamarpa.edu

The Medical Coding Specialist Program provides a student with training in medical terminology, electronic health records, coding classification systems, and database management. Students entering this field should be detail-oriented and work well with numbers. Students will learn how to safely manage a patient’s protected health information and methodically transfer medical record information into codes—both diagnostic and procedural.

The program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree and a Certificate of Completion.