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Healthcare Coding: Diploma Requirements

60.5 Credits

Offered through NAU's distance learning program. The blended delivery format is offered at Albuquerque, Albuquerque West, Austin, Austin South, Bellevue, Brooklyn Center, Bloomington, Burnsville, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs South, Denver, Georgetown, Independence, Indianapolis, Lee’s Summit, Lewisville, Mesquite, Minnetonka, Overland Park, Rapid City, Richardson, Rochester, Roseville, Sioux Falls, Tigard, Watertown, Weldon Spring, Wichita, Wichita West, and Zona Rosa, and requires students to complete the Healthcare Coding Major Core through NAU’s distance learning program.

Healthcare Coding Major Core

Credit Hours

(A minimum of 18 of the following 32 credits must be earned at NAU excluding practicum.)

HT1000D*

Introduction to Health Information Management & Health Care

4

HT2117D*

ICD Coding and Pathophysiology I w/ Lab

6

HT2127D*

ICD Coding and Pathophysiology II w/ Lab

6

HT2129D*

Advanced Coding w/ Lab

3

HT2130D*

CPT Coding w/ Lab

3

HT2230D*

Healthcare Reimbursement

3

HT2300D

Healthcare Coding Practicum

3

ME1150*

Medical Terminology

4

 

 

32

General Education Core (28.5)

Communications

EN1150

Composition I

4.5

 

 

4.5

Science

SC1221*

Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology

6

SC1224D*

Advanced Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology

6

 

 

12

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

4.5

 

4.5

General Education

CS1150/
CI1150

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

4.5

CS2080

Career Management

3

 

7.5

* Professional course (minimum "C" grade required)

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Healthcare Coding Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

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