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2010-2011
Coding Specialist
Certificate
Curriculum code 1431


Required Courses
(31 credit hours)
The following suggested schedules are based on part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Schedule

Program Pre-requisite
3 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology   


First Semester

14 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-115

5

Anatomy and Physiology BIO-180 andBIO-181 can meet this requirement
MRT-108

4

Intro to Medical Coding Systems Prerequisite: MRT-110 with a "C" or better.
Corequisite: Registration or credit in
MRT-130
Offered in Spring
2010 and Fall 2010.
MRT-111

4

Health Information Management  
MRT-130

1

Computers in Allied Health IMS-101 or IMS-115 can meet this requirement
MRT-119

1

Insurance Reimbursement Prerequisite: MRT-110 with a "C" or better.
Corequisite:
Registration or credit MRT-108 (or previous credit in MRT-117 & MRT-118), and MRT-130

Offered in Spring and Fall.
Total: 15

Second Semester
11 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-112

4

Clinical Classification Systems Prerequisites: MRT-111, BIO-115, MRT-108 (or previous credit in MRT-117 & MRT-118).
Offered in Fall and Spring semesters.      
MRT-125

4

Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Prerequisite: MRT-110 with a "C" or better.
Offered in Fall
2010
 
MRT-212

3

Medical Reimbursement Systems Corequisites: Registration or credit in MRT-112, MRT-119
Offered in Spring
and Fall.
Total: 11

Third Semester
2 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-113

2

Coding Specialist Clinical Practicum Prerequisite: MRT-112
Offered in Summer only
Total: 2


Graduation Requirements

Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Program Coordinator
Donna Schnepp
Office: B125
(708) 974-5315
schnepp@morainevalley.edu
  

Department Chairperson
Sue Phelan
Office: B205
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

   
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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