Medical Coding Specialist Curriculum

Certificate

This curriculum is accurate for 2013-2014 fall starts. Go here for 2012-2013.

Starting fall 2014 there will be major curriculum changes in this program. See the 2014-2015 curriculum.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall MEDS1633 Introduction to CPT 2 3
1 Fall MEDS2601 Introduction to Health Information 3 4
      Semester Total 5 7
2 Spr MEDS2605 Medicolegal & Reimbursement Issues 4 4
      Semester Total 4 4
3 Fall MEDS1626 Introduction to ICD Coding 2 3
      Semester Total 2 3
4 Spr MEDS1641 Intermediate CPT 3 3
4 Spr MEDS1643 Intermediate ICD Coding 3 3
      Semester Total 6 6
      Program Total 17 20

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.