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Healthcare Coding: Diploma Requirements

63 Credits

Offered through NAU's distance learning program. The blended delivery format is offered at all campuses except Ellsworth, Garden City and Tulsa, 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 30 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

HT2130D*

CPT Coding w/Lab

3

HT2135D*

Advanced Coding w/ Lab

3

HT2230D*

Healthcare Reimbursement

3

HT2300D

Healthcare Coding Practicum

3

ME1140*

Medical Terminology for Health Professions

2

 

 

30

General Education Core (33)

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

CS1200

College and Career Success I

5

CS1300

College and Career Success II

5

CS2086

Career Path Planning

2

 

12

* 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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