Medical Coding Specialist Curriculum

This curriculum is accurate for 2018-2019 fall starts. Go here for 2017-2018 Medical Coding Specialist curriculum.

SEMTERMCOURSE NO.COURSE TITLECREDITSCLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1FallBIOL1416Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology34
1FallITEC1445Personal Computer Skills11
1FallMEDS1620Medical Terminology34
1FallMEDS2601Introduction to Health Information34
   Semester Total1013
2SprMEDS1608Basic Pathology34
2FallMEDS1627Introduction to ICD Coding34
2SprMEDS1629Applied Medical Terminology34
2FallMEDS1634Introduction to CPT/HCPCS34
   Semester Total1216
3FallCOMM1439Job Seeking/Keeping Skills11
3FallMEDS1605Electronic Health Records33
3SprMEDS1641Intermediate CPT33
3SprMEDS1643Intermediate ICD Coding33
3FallMEDS2609Health Care Systems and Practices23
   Semester Total1213
4SprMEDS1610Pharmacology & Lab22
4SprMEDS1623Medical Reception23
4SprMEDS2605Medicolegal & Reimbursement Issues44
4SprMEDS2620Advanced Coding35
   Semester Total1114
   Program Total4556

This curriculum is accurate for 2018-2019 fall starts. Go here for 2017-2018 Medical Coding Specialist curriculum.

SEMTERMCOURSE NO.COURSE TITLECREDITSCLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1SprMEDS1627Introduction to ICD Coding34
1SprMEDS1634Introduction to CPT/HCPCS34
   Semester Total68
2FallMEDS1641Intermediate CPT33
2FallMEDS1643Intermediate ICD Coding33
   Semester Total66
3SprMEDS2605Medicolegal & Reimbursement Issues44
3SprMEDS2620Advanced Coding35
   Semester Total79
   Program Total1923

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.