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Medical Coding Certificate

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Tonya Harbert, Program Director
Umphrey Industrial Technology Center, Office 201H
(409) 984-6501

The Medical Coding Certificate 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. 

Recommended Program of Study
Course Title SCH
First Year
Fall Semester
HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I 3
MDCA 1321 Administrative Procedures 3
POFM 1300 Basic Medical Coding 3
POFM 1302 Medical Software Applications 3
POFT 1127 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 3
Spring Semester
HITT 1303 Medical Terminology II 3
HITT 1313 Coding & Insurance 3
MDCA 1205 Medical Law and Ethics 2
POFM 2310 Intermediate Medical Coding 3
ITSW 1301 Introduction to Word Processing 3
Total 30
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