Medical Office Insurance and Coding Specialist Certificate

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ENROLLMENT PROCESS:

There is no official enrollment requirement for starting classes in this program. In fact, courses are free-standing and many are open to non-majors. However, students pursuing a certificate or degree are strongly encouraged to follow the course sequence below for logical progression into advanced courses, some of which have prerequisites.

SUGGESTED ORDER OF COURSES, MEDICAL OFFICE INSURANCE AND CODING SPECIALIST (COA or AS)

AV - advisory

CR – co-requisite

PR – prerequisite

 

FALL 1/SPRING 1

SPRING 1/FALL 1

FALL 2/SPRING 2

SPRING 2/FALL 2

*MEDA 100 (1)

Introduction to Health Careers

AV: eligibility for ENGL 1A

ANAT 5 (4)

Basic Human Anatomy

AV: MEDA 105

*MEDA 112 (2)

Medical Office Computer Applications

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

PR: MEDA 110, CSIS 50/50L

GE courses/electives as applicable

*MEDA 105 (4)

Medical Terminology

AV: eligibility for ENGL 1A

*MEDA 101 (3)

Law, Ethics and IT Security

AV: eligibility for ENGL 1A

*MEDA 118 (3)

Pharmacology and Human Diseases

AV: MATH 261, MEDA 105, ANAT 5 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

 

*ENGL 1A (3)

English

*MEDA 117 (3)

Medical Diagnostic Coding

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

 

*MEDA 113 (2)

Medical Procedure Coding

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

 

*CSIS 50 + 50 L (3)

MS Office Applications and Lab

*MEDA 114 (2)

Medical Insurance Management

AV: MEDA 105 and eligibility for ENGL 1A

GE course/elective (if applicable) (3-4)

 

 

GE course/elective (if applicable) (3-4)

 

 

COMMENTS:

*Courses with an asterisk are available online

 

ANAT 5 available in face-to-face or hybrid format

11 UNITS

12-16 UNITS

11-15 UNITS

 

 

  • Please see MPC catalog for course descriptions and current requirements
  • Please see MPC Schedule of Courses for specific course times and locations (Monterey/Marina)
  • If you cannot enroll because a course is full, please put your name on the wait list for the course; add codes are issued on the first day of the semester