2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2014-2015 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Coding, AAS

Upon completion of an Associate’s Degree in Medical Coding, a student will be able to:

 Science and Technology

  • Interpret physician documentation and apply appropriate diagnoses and procedural codes.
  • Analyze CMS Audit Tool to determine the appropriate Evaluation and Management code level of service. Utilize 3M Encoder to append appropriate modifiers and verify payable diagnoses.

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Interpret all Coding concepts and research appropriately and accurately.
  • Identify Coding issues and solve them.
  • Maintain a balance between productivity and quality in their daily assignments.


  • Uphold professional and ethical standards
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a respectful and positive manner


  • Demonstrate professional written and verbal skills.