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Medical Coding Certificate


This certificate prepares the individual to assign numerical codes to diagnoses, symptoms, and operative (surgical and invasive) procedures using the ICD-10CM/PCS and medical and surgical procedures according to CPT-4 describing non-physician services.  CPT coding is used to describe service provided by physicians and is used for services provided by hospital outpatient and ancillary departments, hospital emergency departments and other ambulatory care facilities.  Credits earned in this certificate may be applied toward the Health Information Technology, AAS (Owens code: HINF) program, if the wishes to pursue certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

Thank you for your interest in the Medical Coding certificate! This certificate has an additional application.  Please download the Medical Coding application.

Please complete and submit to:

Owens Community College
Attention: Susan Deutschman – Medical Coding Certificate
PO Box 10,000
Toledo, OH 43699

or submit via email as an attachment to: susan_deutschman@owens.edu.

The following are required for a complete file:

  • Completed Admissions application
  • An official copy of HS or GED transcript
  • Official college transcripts (from other colleges)

Deadline dates:

  • January 15 and May 15 (if seats are available) for Fall start