Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree Program Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus
Using their acquired knowledge and skills, this degree prepares students for entry-level employment in a healthcare facility as a successful coding specialist. All course grades must be a C or higher to meet completion requirements. Any courses with grades less than a C must be re-taken.
Major Requirements: 44.5
Option Requirements: 29.0
General Education: 22.5 Total credit hours required: 96.0
The following General Education courses are recommended for Medical Coding and Billing (HIMC1): Communication: ENGL 1220 and Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1220 or higher
Major Requirements for Health Information Management Systems
*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.
Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy