Gogebic Community College

Medical Coding and Billing
Certificate of Completion - Two Year Online Program

Prepare for a career in one of today’s hottest fields from the comfort of your own home! With all coursework offered via the Internet, your mentor, and a clinical site close to home, this certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in the health care industry performing medical coding and processing health care insurance claims.

Medical coders and billing specialists play a vital role in the financial viability of any health care organization in a regulatory climate. Job openings are available in hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities, as well as opportunities for self-employment working from home. 

The program is designed for the purpose of obtaining employment, and not necessarily for transfer purposes.

Certificate of Completion    
Required Courses Credits
ORI 100 The College Experience 1
CIT 161 Fundamental of Computer Applications
or
4 Equivalent CPL Classes (CPL100,CPL101,CPL104,CPL105)
4
BIO 105 Anatomy & Physiology 4
BUS 116 Medical Terminology 4
ENG 101 English Composition I   3
HIT 103 Internship 2
HIT 108 Medical Office Procedures 1
HIT 109 Health Care Data Structures 2
HIT 110 Introduction to Health Information Management 3
HIT 205 Disease process & Pharmacology 4
HIT 209 ICD-9CM 4
HIT 212 Health Care Insurance    2
HIT 215 Ambulatory Care Coding 4
HIT 216 CCA Review 2
Total Credits
40