Medical Billing and Coding Associate

Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The Medical Insurance Coding Specialist - Diploma program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

Semester 1 – Summer
CSC110 Introduction to Computers 3
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
Math Electives 3

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Total Credits 6
Semester 2
HIT125 Essentials of Health Records 2
HIT215 Introduction to CPT 2
HIT250 Coding I (ICD) 3
HSC116 Beginning Medical Terminology 4
HSC217 Introduction to Pathology 3
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3

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Total Credits 17
Semester 3
HIT240 Advanced Coding and Classification 3
HIT280 CPT-4 Coding 3
HIT510 Coding Certification Review 2
HSC124 Advanced Medical Terminology 4
MAP141 Medical Insurance 3
MAP152 Computer Patient Billing 2
MAP511 Pharmacology for the Medical Secretary 1

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Total Credits 18
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3
MAT122 College Algebra 5
MAT128 Precalculus 4
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT156 Statistics 3
MAT210 Calculus I 4
MAT216 Calculus II 4
MAT219 Calculus III 4


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 177
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Program Advisor

Deanne Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 257
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
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