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 are subject to change.

Semester 1 – Summer
HIT-146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 6

Semester 2
BUS-108 Business College Experience 1
HIT-125 Essentials of Health Records 2
HIT-156 Intermediate Medical Terminology 3
HIT-215 Introduction to CPT 2
HIT-250 Coding I 3
HIT-290 Reimbursement Methods 3
HSC-217 Introduction to Pathology 3
MAP-402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
Total Credits 19

Semester 3
HIT-166 Advanced Medical Terminology 3
HIT-240 Advanced Coding and Classification 3
HIT-280 CPT-4 Coding 3
HIT-352 Health Information Systems 3
HIT-450 Health Statistics 2
HIT-510 Coding Certification Review 2
MAP-511 Pharmacology for the Medical Office 1
Total Credits 17

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra 5 Gen Ed
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

Student Success Specialist

Jen Beck
Black Hawk Hall 201
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 216
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Gisele Carbone Kruger
Black Hawk Hall 202
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Administrative Assistant

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
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