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Metropolitan Community College Health Information Management and Coding Program

Coding Specialist Certificate

MCC Campus(es): MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute (HSI)
Program Coordinator: Patricia Elliott, M.Ed, RHIT, 816.604.4245
Application Deadline: November 1

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

Coding Specialist Certificate

Coding Specialist Certificate (PDF)

COLL 100
HLSC 100
First Year Seminar or
Introduction to Healthcare Careers
Program Prerequisites
HLSC 108
BIOL 109
BIOL 110
BIOL 210
Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions or
Human Anatomy and Physiology or
Human Anatomy and
Human Physiology
BIOL 137 Introduction to Pathophysiology 4
HIM 100 Medical Terminology 3
Specific Program Requirements
CODE 107 Medical Billing 2
CODE 202 Clinical Classification Systems - Diagnostic 4
CODE 207 Clinical Classification Systems - PCS 3
CODE 218 Ambulatory Care Coding - CPT 4
CODE 221 Coding Professional Practice 2.5
Total Credit Hours Required 27.5-34.5