Nov 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

Health Information Management Technician: Certified Coding Specialist Certificate

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(27 semester hours)

This certificate is designed to prepare students to work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, insurance settings, or clinics organizing and evaluating medical records.

Learners who complete the Health Information Management Technician: Coding Specialist certificate will:

  • Demonstrate and utilize appropriate medical language and abbreviations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of management of health care data
  • Demonstrate the ability to abstract information from various sources and utilize various coding classification systems
  • Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate and effective application of legal and ethical standards of practice
  • Analyze and utilize medical record science and apply knowledge to various health care delivery systems.

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Brian Clinton.


Program Requirements

Total Program Credits: 27

The candidate for this certificate must have placed at the College level on the Basic Skills Assessment in English and mathematics, or completed the recommended developmental coursework.

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