Santa Barbara City College – Certificate of Achievement – Medical Coding Specialist

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Required Core: Select ALL from the following:

COMP 101: Introduction to Computer Applications (4 Units)*

HIT 135: Basic Medical Terminology (3 Units)*

BMS 146: Human Form and Function (3 Units)*

HIT 101: Introduction to Health Information Management (3 Units)*

HIT 102: Legal Aspects of Health Care (3 Units)*

HIT 204: Basic Pathophysiology (3 Units)*

HIT 201: Pharmacology for Allied Health (2 Units)*

HIT 202: International Classification of Diseases, Diagnostic Coding (2 Units)*

HIT 203: International Classification of Diseases, Procedural Coding (3 Units)*

HIT 210: CPT Procedural Coding (3 Units)*

HIT 255: Medical Insurance and Reimbursement Methodologies (4 Units)*

HIT 205: Advanced Coding Applications (4 Units)*

HIT 280: Medical Coding Practicum (1 Unit)*

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college between Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020.

The courses listed above may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from another college.

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to program completion.

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