Medical Coding Technical Skills Certificate

The Medical Coding Technical Certificate at BCC provides students with the foundational knowledge and technical skills needed to work as an entry-level medical coder in a medical care facility. Coursework in the program is designed to prepare students to sit for the CCA (Certified Coding Associate) examination.

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the human body
  • Show proficiency in the application of medical terminology
  • Demonstrate proficiency in use of ICD and CPT coding systems
  • Demonstrate computer skills
  • Be eligible to take the CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) credentialing exam which will qualify a student for entry level coding positions in health care facilities and/or provider clinics and offices


Program                                                                            17 Credits
AHS 129 - Medical Terminology 3
BIO 150 - Introduction to the Human Body.   4
CIS 102 -  Fundamental Computer Literacy 4
HIM 102 Basic Procedure Coding. 3 3
HIM 105 Medical Coding I. 3 3
Additional As Shown
Demonstrated College-level Skills in Reading and Writing  
Minimum Cumulative Average Overall 2.000
Minimum Cumulative Average in Program 2.000
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