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Medical Coding

Overview

This certificate offers the knowledge required for entry level medical coding positions in a physician’s practice, hospital, rehabilitation center, skilled nursing facility or other healthcare setting. The medical coding profession is growing both in size and importance to medical and health services.

Admissions Requirements

  • Advising session
  • High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Demonstration of ability to perform college work: successful completion (grade of C or higher) of at least six (6) credits of college-level work at Thomas Jefferson University or another accredited institution of higher education.
  • Demonstration of satisfactory computer skills (competency equivalent to introductory college-level computer course). Note: Students who do not meet minimum computer proficiency will be required to complete CMST 101: Essentials of Computing.

 

Curriculum

  Credits
GNST 120 Comprehensive Medical Terminology 4
CODP 200 Structure and Function of Human Body 3
CODP 201 Human Disease and Treatment 2
CODP 202 ICD-10-CM 2
CODP 203 CPT Coding Concepts 2
CODP 204 Application of CPT Coding 2
CODP 205 ICD-10 PCS 2
CODP 206 ICD-10 Principles/Applications 1
Total
18

Students enrolling in this certificate program are not eligible for financial aid.

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