Certified Professional Coder Credential

Certified Professional Coder Credential

Credits available for credentials Issued January 2016 through December 2021

  • BIO 130 Human Biology; (4 credits, lower division level)
  • BIO 212 Anatomy & Physiology (3 credits, lower division level)
  • BIO 215 Pathophysiology (3 credits, lower division level)
  • HCA 105 Medical Terminology (3 credits, lower division level)
  • HIM 210 Medical Coding & Billing 1 (3 credits, lower division level)
  • HIM 211 Medical Coding & Billing 2 (3 credits, lower division level)

Credits available for credentials issued January 2012 through December 2015

  • BIO 130 Human Biology (4 credits, lower division level)
  • BIO 212 Anatomy & Physiology (3 credits, lower division level)
  • BIO 215 Pathophysiology (3 credits, lower division level)
  • HCA 105 Medical Terminology (3 credits, lower division level)
  • HIM 211 Medical Coding & Billing 2 (3 credits, lower division level)

Credits available for credentials issued January 2006 through December 2012

  • CPT Coding Theory and Practice (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Human Anatomy (3 credits, lower division level)
  • ICD-9-CM & HCPCS Coding Theory and Practice (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Medical Terminology (3 credits, lower division level)

Issuing Agency

AAPC

Applying for the Credit 

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the Acorn Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

About the Review

The 2014 review was funded by the Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HLSCI), a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. HLSCI is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.