Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Professional & Continuing Studies


Thomas Jefferson University’s Coding certificate uses the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation's  model curriculum to ensure that each candidate is prepared for the coding world.  The competencies serve as a basis of curriculum development and learning objectives for only the highest echelon of academic programs in Coding.  Certificate completers will be eligible to sit for certification exams from AHIMA including Coding Certificate Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist Physician-based (CCSP)  as well as American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) examinations including Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COP), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIP).

Please contact the Department of Professional and Continuing Studies for additional information.

Course Title Credits
GNST 120 Medical Terminology 3
CODP 100 Intro Health Information & Data Quality 3
CODP 200 Structure and Function of Human Body 3
CODP 201 Human Disease and Treatment 3
CODP 202 ICD-10-CM 3
CODP 203 CPT Coding Concepts 3
CODP 204 Application of CPT Coding 3
CODP 205 ICD-10 PCS 3
CODP 206 ICD-10 Principles/Applications 1
CODP 207 Reimbursement Methodology 3
CODP 210 Coding PPE 3
HCA 303 Business & HC Law 3

Please view JCHP's course catalog for course descriptions.