Medical Coding Specialist Curriculum

Diploma

This curriculum is accurate for 2016-2017 fall starts. Go here for 2015-2016.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall BIOL1416 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology 3 4
1 Fall ITEC1440 Beginning Personal Computer I 2 2
1 Fall MEDS1605 Electronic Health Records 3 3
1 Fall MEDS1620 Medical Terminology 3 4
1 Fall MEDS2601 Introduction to Health Information 3 4
      Semester Total 14 17
2 Spr MEDS1608 Basic Pathology 3 4
2 Spr MEDS1610 Pharmacology & Lab 2 2
2 Spr MEDS1623 Medical Reception 2 3
2 Spr MEDS1629 Applied Medical Terminology 3 4
      Semester Total 10 13
3 Fall COMM1439 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 1
3 Fall MEDS1627 Introduction to ICD Coding 3 4
3 Fall MEDS1634 Introduction to CPT/HCPCS 3 4
3 Fall MEDS2609 Health Care Systems and Practices 2 3
      Semester Total 9 12
4 Spr MEDS1641 Intermediate CPT 3 3
4 Spr MEDS1643 Intermediate ICD Coding 3 3
4 Spr MEDS2605 Medicolegal & Reimbursement Issues 4 4
      Semester Total 10 10
5 Sum MEDS2702 Internship 2 6
      Semester Total 2 6
      Program Total 45 58

Note: AAS degrees must have Gen. Ed. courses from three goal areas and AS degrees from six goal areas of the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Visit with advisor or refer to Degree Audit Report for elective options.

This course sequence is an example.