Coding Certificate
Edgecombe Community College

Program Details

The online Coding Certificate program is designed for students who are currently employed as full-time hospital inpatient coders and have two current and consecutive years of full-time hospital inpatient coding work experience.  Courses include ICD Coding, CPT/Other Coding Systems, Reimbursement Methodology, Procedure Coding, and Diagnostic Coding.  Graduates of this program may transfer all course credits to higher level programs of study offered by the Health Information Technology program.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • Currently employed as a full-time hospital inpatient coder
  • Two years of current and continuous experience
  • Placement tests, if applicable

Special Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Edgecombe Community College is not authorized to deliver online courses in Alabama, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.