Health Information Technology

Certificate of Proficiency

Medical Billing

(12 Semester Credit Hours)

The Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Billing will prepare students for entry-level billing office positions in healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, clinics, physician practices).  Credits earned may be applied to the Technical Certificate and/or the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management.

Course # Course Name Hours
BST 1013
or
BST 1303 
Word Processing 
or
Introduction to Computers 
3
HSCI 1113  Medical Terminology  3
HIT 1203  Computers in Health Care  3
HIT 2243  Diagnostic (ICD-10) Coding  3
HIT 2253  Healthcare Reimbursement Methodologies  3
Total Hours   15 

To receive a Certificate of Proficiency, application must be made to the Office of Student Services. Students must be currently enrolled to request a Certificate of Proficiency be awarded.