Medical Insurance Certificate

COCC HIT StudentThe Medical Insurance Certificate prepares the student for entry-level employment in the medical insurance field. With coursework in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, health information systems and health data content and structure, a firm foundation is laid to work in health insurance.

With this certificate, employment may be found with insurance companies and in offices of medical doctors, chiropractors, ophthalmologists, and dentists. Job descriptions may include filing of claims, verification of insurance, pre-authorizations, and customer service.

Classes include:


AH 111 Medical Terminology I

CIS 120 Computer Concepts

WR 121 Academic Composition




HIT 103 Health Information Systems/Procedures

HIT 180 HIPAA Management

BI 231 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

AH 112 Medical Terminology II


HIT 104 Health Data Content/Structure

MTH 031 Health Care Math

BI 232 Human Anatomy & Physiology II

For HIT salary and job opportunities state-wide visit the State of Oregon Employment Market Information System.