Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 42
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General education course.
Non-transfer general education course.
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
Course meets 100% online.
Course meets face-to-face after 5:00pm.

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Semester 1 – Summer
HIT-146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3 $561.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 6

Semester 2
BUS-108 Business College Experience 1 $187.00
HIT-125 Essentials of Health Records 2 $374.00
HIT-156 Intermediate Medical Terminology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
HIT-215 Introduction to CPT Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
HIT-250 Coding I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
HIT-290 Reimbursement Methods Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
HSC-217 Introduction to Pathology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
MAP-402 Medical Law and Ethics 2 $374.00
Total Credits 19

Semester 3
HIT-166 Advanced Medical Terminology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
HIT-240 Advanced Coding and Classification Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
HIT-280 CPT-4 Coding Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
HIT-352 Health Information Systems Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
HIT-450 Health Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
HIT-510 Coding Certification Review Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $374.00
MAP-511 Pharmacology for the Medical Office Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $187.00
Total Credits 17

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 5 General education course $935.00
MAT-128 Precalculus Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-210 Calculus I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-216 Calculus II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-219 Calculus III Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Student Success Specialist

Jen Beck
Black Hawk Hall 201
319-296-2329 ext.1068
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 216
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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Gisele Carbone Kruger
Black Hawk Hall 202
319-296-2329 ext.1109
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