Director of Healthcare Business
Carla Dirkschneider, M.S., RHIA
PH 402.552.6295  TF 800.647.5500 
dirkschneider@clarksoncollege.edu

This program is for individuals who are interested in learning about coding, medical reimbursement, and the revenue cycle.  This certificiate will prepare you to sit for a coding-specific credential.  

Admission Policies

Enrollment in Clarkson College degree programs is limited through a selective admissions process. Admission policies and procedures are available from: the Enrollment and Advising office, College website or Academic Policies & Procedures section (AD-1).

Required Courses for Medical Coding Certificate

Course Requirements

(22 semester hours) All courses are 7.5 weeks or 6 weeks in duration.

Courses Semester Hours
GEN 105 - Medical Terminology 1
HM 108 - Concepts and Principles of HIM 3
HM 180 - Essentials of Pharmacology 2
HM 224 - Anatomy and Physiology 4
HM 226 - Human Disease and Conditions 3
HM 230 - Coding I: Foundation of Coding 3
HM 331 - Coding II: Principles of Coding 3
HM 333 - Classification Systems and Reimbursement Methodologies 3
Total Semester Hours 22

After completion of the 22 semester hours, students are eligible to apply for a Clarkson College Certificate of Completion.

Once the 22 semester hours in the certificate program have been completed, an additional 42 semester hours will fulfill the requirements for the Associates degree in Health Information Technology.

Last updated: 06/08/2021