Medical Coding Specialist Curriculum

Diploma

This curriculum is accurate for 2017-2018 fall starts. Go here for 2016-2017.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall BIOL1416 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology 3 4
1 Fall ITEC1445 Personal Computer Skills 1 1
1 Fall MEDS1620 Medical Terminology 3 4
1 Fall MEDS2601 Introduction to Health Information 3 4
      Semester Total 10 13
2 Spr MEDS1608 Basic Pathology 3 4
2 Fall MEDS1627 Introduction to ICD Coding 3 4
2 Spr MEDS1629 Applied Medical Terminology 3 4
2 Fall MEDS1634 Introduction to CPT/HCPCS 3 4
      Semester Total 12 16
3 Fall COMM1439 Job Seeking/Keeping Skills 1 1
3 Fall MEDS1605 Electronic Health Records 3 3
3 Spr MEDS1641 Intermediate CPT 3 3
3 Spr MEDS1643 Intermediate ICD Coding 3 3
3 Fall MEDS2609 Health Care Systems and Practices 2 3
      Semester Total 12 13
4 Spr MEDS1610 Pharmacology & Lab 2 2
4 Spr MEDS1623 Medical Reception 2 3
4 Spr MEDS2605 Medicolegal & Reimbursement Issues 4 4
4 Sum MEDS2620 Advanced Coding 3 5
      Semester Total 11 14
      Program Total 45 56

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.