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Specialty Certificate
Physician Coding

Your Butler experience will help prepare you to sit for a national coding certification test (CPC) which will help you get a position in a physician‘s office. You will gain training in ICD–9, CPT, and HCPCS coding. After completing the coursework the student participates in an Internship that enables the student to get hands on training in the field.

For information contact:
Sherrell King

Required Courses

Course Pre–requisites Credit Hours
Semester 1
AH201 Medical Terminology I   3
BE122 Introduction to Health Information   3
BE126 Computerized Medical Office Management   3
BI226 Anatomy & Physiology w/review 1
OR BI240 Anatomy & Physiology (5 cr hrs)
Semester 2
AH202 Medical Terminology II AN201 1
BE124 Reimbursement Methodologies BE122 3
BE125 Beginning Medical Coding BE122 & AH201 3
BE165 Word Processing   1
BI227 Anatomy & Physiology w/review II   4
Semester 3
BE123 Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare BE122 3
BE127 Advanced Medical Coding BE125, BI 226
&227 or BI240
BE128 Coding Certification Test Preparation BE127 1
NR230 Pathophysiology BI 226 &227
or BI240
BE193 Internship   2
Total Credit Hours 38

"I was able to do my internship at a facility in Wichita. I must say, I‘m thankful for the experience and being allowed the opportunity to learn a new career. I look forward to starting a new career in medical billing and coding." ––Teresa Pean
contact info
Name: Sherrell King
Location BOA
Building: 9100
Office: 9116
Phone: (316) 218-6252
E-mail: sking@butlercc.edu

Professional Standards
Professional Instructors
CPC Certification
Excellent Employment Rate