May 17, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook 
2024-2025 College Catalog & Student Handbook

Medical Record Coding Certificate (MRCO)

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Medical Record Coding is a completely ONLINE certificate program.

The Medical Record Coding Certificate program is designed to prepare health information professionals who focus on medical record management with an emphasis on procedural and diagnostic coding for reimbursement of professional services performed in healthcare facilities. The program includes medical terminology, human disease process, pharmacology, medical billing, procedural and diagnostic coding and medical records regulations. Upon successful completion of the Medical Record Coding Certificate program, the student may be eligible to take the certification examinations administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and/or the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). The MRCO program is presented 100% online and is supported with a wide variety of methods and opportunities for direct contact with the program manager and instructors.

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Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

Full-Time Schedule

38 Semester Hours

*BIO 112  or BIO 210  & BIO 211  will satisfy the requirement of HIM 104 .

This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Health Science.

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