Credit classes are now online for the rest of the spring semester. The Danielson campus and QV at Windham Technical HS physical locations are closed.
quinebaug valley community college

Course of Study HIMT Technician Coding Specialist

Contact Information

Brian Clinton
Medical Assisting & Allied Health Program Coordinator
bclinton@qvcc.edu

Cindi Brassington, MS, CMA (AAMA)
Professor of Allied Health
cbrassington@qvcc.edu

Health Information Management Technician: Coding Specialist Course of Study

Fall Semester

  • MED 125 Medical Terminology, 3 credits
  • BIO 123, Biology of Human Disease, 3 credits
  • ENG 101 Composition, 3 credits
  • HIM 102 Intro to Health Care Systems, 3 credits

Spring Semester

  • HIM 210 Coding I*, 3 credits
  • HIM 211 Advanced Coding*, 3 credits
  • MED 112 Medical Insurance and Billing, 3 credits
  • MED 216 Electronic Medical Records, 3 credits

Fall Semester

  • HIM 201**, 3 credits

*typically only offered in spring semester

**typically only offered in fall semester

Additional Program Information

  • Please note, this is a suggested plan of study for a full-time student. Part-time students may have their schedule adjusted accordingly. Students must meet with their academic advisor prior to registering for courses.
  • Some courses are offered online while some may be offered as a hybrid course (meet on campus once a week and the rest of the work is done online)
  • Certificate transfers into both the Medical Assisting and Health Care Management Degrees.
  • Students may need additional courses in remedial math and/or English.