HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

 
4-SEMESTER CERTIFICATE

HEALTHCARE CODING CERTIFICATE

Learn to code outpatient and inpatient healthcare services using the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT coding systems. This 10-course program qualifies you to take the Certified Coding Associate (CCA®) exam. Courses can be completed online or in class. No previous college experience necessary.

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How to Apply
 

Curriculum Schedule

The Certificate of Proficiency can be obtained in 4 semesters using the recommended curriculum schedule (below). Contact the department at 801-626-7242 or the Healthcare Coding Program Coordinator (Darcy Carter) at 801-626-7549 for advisement appointments.

Important Information

You will need to complete a background check, drug screen, and proof of immunizations before your PPE courses (HIM 2861 and 2862) and your internship (HAS 4860).

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Institutional Certificate in Healthcare Coding and Classification
First Semester (Sample Schedule)- Prerequisites (6 credit hours)
  Course Title Credits
  HTHS 1101* Medical Terminology 2
  HTHS 1110* Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
 
Second Semester (Sample Schedule)
  Course Title Credits
  HTHS 1111* Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
  HTHS 2240 Introduction to Pharmacology 3
 
Third Semester (Sample Schedule)
  Course Title Credits
  HTHS 2230 Introduction to Pathophysiology 3
  HIM 2300 Diagnosis Coding 3
 
Fourth Semester (Sample Schedule)
  Course Title Credits
  HIM 2320 Ambulatory & Physician Office Coding 3
  HIM 2330 Classification Systems Topics & Reimbursement 2
  HIM 2410 ICD-10-PCS Coding 2
  HIM 2863 Professional Practice Experience in Coding 1
 

*Students with no college experience may be more successful if they take their first basic course or two, such as human anatomy and human physiology, in a traditional campus setting before starting the online courses.

View the full course catalog for more detailed information.

 

SALARY STATISTICS

 

JOBS

  • Coder
  • Coder Technician
  • Coding Manager
  • Inpatient Coder
  • Outpatient Coder
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Average Annual Salary

$34k