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Professional Medical Coding Specialist

Career Training Certificate

Prepare for a career as a professional medical coder.  This program begins monthly.  Complete this program by taking classes exclusively on weekdays.  Contact the Program Coordinator for information on possible evening or weekend classes.

Note: This is a clock-hour, non-credit certificate offered through the PCC Center for Training and Development.

Before enrolling in this program, you must complete certain requirements.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Seek employment as a medical coder in a medical facility or physician's office.

Academic Options: Continue your studies by enrolling in Pima's Health Information Technology associate's degree program.

Program Requirements

Required Modules

Module # Title Hours
BO 710D Office Practice for Coders 5
BO 713 Medical Terminology I 18
BO 814 Intermediate Diagnostic Coding 70
BO 815 Intermediate Procedural Coding 70
BO 815A Advanced CPT-4 Coding 40
BO 816 3-M Computerized Medical Coding 30
BO 818 Computerized Patient Accounting 30
BO 819 Human Anatomy for Medical Coding
Total 270