This diploma program is designed to prepare you to assign codes to diagnoses and procedures using nationally recognized coding system. Our graduates are also knowledgeable of medical insurance, reimbursement systems, and the relationship to coding. You will be prepared on the use of coding systems in medical facilities.

Licensure Information

This program prepares you 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.

To register or if you have questions:

Fran DeJong
Admissions Representative
fran.dejong@witcc.edu
712.317.3345
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book an Appointment

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $8,256.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $8,299.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Medical Coding Specialist | Dipl

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 3
     
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
HIT 244 Basic CPT Coding 3
HIT 285 Auditing of Evaluation & Management Codes 2

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to transcripts@witcc.edu.

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Carmen Monk BS, CMA, AAMA
Medical Assistant Instructor
carmen.monk@witcc.edu
712.317.3130
Sioux City Campus, Room A104
Renee Reeves
Administrative Assistant-Medical Instructor
renee.reeves@witcc.edu
712.317.3495
Sioux City Campus
Dr. Teri Peterson DNP, MSN, RN
Associate Dean - Health Sciences
teri.peterson@witcc.edu
712.317.3357
Sioux City Campus, Room L314