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Medical Billing and Coding


Prepare for entry-level employment or advancement within the growing health-care industry with a focus on medical coding and billing.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTOAH/OAM1/OAHB

Title IV Financial Aid eligible:  Yes

Online Option:  This program can be completed entirely online.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  Work as an entry-level biller or coder within hospitals or small physician practices

Academic Options:  Continue your studies by taking additional courses toward the Health Information Technology associate's degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

Program Requirements 2018-2019

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Management 3
HIT 101 Introduction to ICD Coding 3
HIT 102 CPT Coding 3
HIT 105 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 108 Health Information Employment Policies 1
HIT 112 Health Insurance and Medical Billing 3
HIT 125 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIT 3
HIT 201 Advanced ICD Coding 3-4.5
  or HIT 290   Health Information Technology Professional Practice
Total 22-23.5

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
BIO 160IN  Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
Subtotal 8
Total 30-31.5