2019-2020 College Catalog

Medical Coding TCC

Program Description (Major Code: MC41)

The Medical Coding Technical Certificate of Credit provides a basic short-term academic credential with potential for future program credit. The curriculum provides advanced training in coding skills for persons wanting to progress in their occupations or who want to prepare for full-time or part-time employment in the medical field. The Medical Coding Technical Certificate of Credit provides basic training in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and medical procedural and physician’s procedural coding skills.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Official high school or GED transcript is required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Required minimum scores for program admission on entrance exam
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Course Outline


General Education Courses (3 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I


Occupational Courses (21 Credits)

ALHS 1011Anatomy and Physiology


ALHS 1090MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences


MAST 1120Human Path Cond in Med Office


MAST 1510Medical Billing & Coding I


MAST 1520Medical Billing and Coding II


MAST 1530Medical Procedural Coding


BUSN 1440Document Production


Total Credit Hours: 24

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Credits

Estimated Program Cost: $4,004