Health Information Coding Specialist

This program will prepare students to identify and use a variety of informational resources and technologies to effectively perform entry-level skills in medical coding positions. The program will provide students basic training in human sciences, medical terminology, computers, and coding and reimbursement. Correct application of coding guidelines will be emphasized.

Program Specs

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Health Information Management
Health Information Management
Health Information Management

About the curriculum


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After graduation

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median annual wage for health information technicians was $34,160 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $22,250, and the top 10 percent earned more than $56,200.

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 68,440 $18.68 $38,860
Offices of Physicians 40,230 $15.04 $31,290
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 12,980 $16.86 $35,060
Outpatient Care Centers 7,180 $16.77 $34,890
Home Health Care Services 6,240 $17.04 $35,440

*Statistics reported in May 2012

Gainful Employment Report

Transfer Procedures

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Clubs & Activities

Health Information Association

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Health Information Technology Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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