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Certified Professional Coder Credential

Credit Recommendation

  • 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

Effective Dates 

January 2016 through December 2021

Credit Recommendation

  • 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

Effective Dates

January 2012 through December 2015

Credit Recommendation

  • 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, lower division level
  • Medical Terminology: 3 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates 

January 2006 through December 2012

Issuing Agency

AAPC

How to Apply for the Credit