CERT – Coding

Certificate of Completion in Coding

The Certificate of Completion in Coding will qualify students to work as a medical coder.
Prerequisites for the certificate program include a minimum 12th grade reading level as determined by Lee College placement testing.
The Lee College certificate curriculum covers coding conventions and principles that allow the learner to sequence codes according to established guidelines and standards, and demonstrate knowledge in reimbursement methodologies. Part of the learning experience includes a clinical. A voluntary certification examination is administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Subj. Cat. # Title Credit Hours
First Semester
HITT 1305 Medical Terminology 3
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I 3
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
HITT 1301 Health Data Content and Structure 3
Semester Total 13
Second Semester
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HITT 1341 Coding and Classif. Systems 3
BIOL 2305 Pathophys. 3
HITT 1349 Pharmacol. 3
Semester Total 13
Third Semester
HITT 2335 Coding and Reimburs. Methodol. 3
HITT 1353 Legal & Ethical Aspects of Health Information 3
HITT 2161 Clinical – Health Information Medical Records Technology / Technician 1
Semester Total 7
Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate 33