Medical Insurance Certificate

COCC HIT StudentThe Insurance Certificate program 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:

Medical Terminology I (AH 111)*
Anatomy and Physiology (BI 231)

Health Info Sys & Proc (HIT 103)

English Composition (WR 121)*
Medical Terminology II (AH 112)
Anat & Physiology II (BI 232)

Health Data Content & Struct (HIT 104)

Computer Concepts (CIS 120)*

HIPAA Management (HIT 180)

Healthcare Math (MTH 031)

*Prerequisites to HIT

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