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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 8,256
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Medical Coding Specialist

Sioux City Campus, Online
You can get free tuition for this program through the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship. To apply for free tuition, start by filling out your FAFSA.

Program Description

Offered Completely Online

This program prepares students to assign codes to diagnoses and procedures using nationally recognized coding systems required for billing and reimbursement in health care facilities. The Courses in this program can be applied to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Administrative Assistant-Medical.

This program prepares the student for licensure in Iowa. WITCC has not made a determination as to whether the program curriculum meets all other state’s educational requirements for licensure or certification. If you wish to work outside the state of Iowa please contact the state agency in which you hope to work for details about licensure or certification.


Carmen Monk, BS, CMA (AAMA) Ext. 1487 Room A104 carmen.monk@witcc.edu
Teri Peterson MSN, RN Associate Dean of Health Sciences, Ext 1421 Room L309 teri.peterson@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ADM 105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
HSC 114 Medical Terminology 3
MAP 402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
MAP 141 Medical Insurance 3
BIO 163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4
ADM 131 Office Calculators 1
HIT 248 Essentials of Medical Coding 2
MAP 123 Administrative Medical Office Procedures 3
HSC 143 Pharmacology 3
HSC 218 Clinical Pathology for Allied Health 3
HIT 242 Coding I (ICD-10) 3
ADM 154 Business Communication 3
BCA 206 Applied Computer Concepts  
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
HIT 244 Basic CPT Coding 2
HIT 285 Auditing of Evaluation & Management Codes  


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu