Associate of Science in Medical Coding

Online Medical Coding

The Associate degree in Medical Coding online at Midway College Online provides the necessary instruction to help you start a rewarding career in medical coding. You will qualify to work in a team or individually, in physician’s offices, hospitals, health care organizations, outpatient centers, nursing homes and residential care facilities.

Medical Coding Certification

Take the necessary steps to get certified to become a Medical Coder. Students who complete the Associate of Science in Medical Coding online will be prepared to take the required medical certification exams from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

A.S. in Medical Coding Degree Program Online Details

The online Medical Coding associate degree program will help you understand and analyze health care information, utilize data delivery systems and terminologies, and learn various classification systems for diseases. The curriculum emphasizes writing, computer applications, health information management, medical vocabulary, structure and function of the human body, pathological processes, medical coding, medical billing, law and ethics.

***NOTE: not accepting new applications for this degree program.

Program Course Listing

  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 25
Medical Coding Requirements* 29
Introduction to Health Information Management (MC 101) 3
Medical Billing and Reimbursement (MO 102) 3
Pathophysiology for Medical Coding (MC 200) 3
Pharmacology for Medical Coding (MC 201) 3
Medical Coding I (MC 205) 3
Medical Coding II (MC 210) 3
Medical Law and Ethics (MC 215) 3
Medical Coding Practicum I (MC 220) 4
Medical Coding Practicum II (MC 225) 4
Supporting Requirements 8
Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Programs (BIO 100)
(Fulfills Natural Sciences requirement)
0
Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory for Medical Programs (BIO 107)
(Fulfills Natural Sciences requirement)
0
Medical Vocabulary (BIO 204) 2
Software Applications (CS 235) 3
General Psychology (PSY 180)
(Fulfills Behavioral or Sociological Sciences Requirement)
0
Conversational Spanish (SPAN 125)
(Fulfills Arts & Humanities requirement)
0
Elective 3
Total 62

*A minimum grade of “C” is required.

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