What is an OEC?
Occupational Endorsement Certificates (OECs) are certificates requiring 29 or fewer credits to complete. These certificates provide the specialized knowledge and skills needed in specific employment sectors. OECs are noted on transcripts. To qualify for admission to an occupational endorsement certificate program a student must have one of the following: Earned a high school diploma, GED, or at least 60 college level semester credits; or Be 18 years of age or older and have participated in UAA's Ability to Benefit Process (see UAA Catalog for details).
Do you teach ICD-9 or ICD-10?
Currently, the UAA Medical Office Coding program teaches ICD-9 with plans to transition to ICD-10 in the fall semester of 2014. The Medical Office Coding program offers currently offers continuing education (CE) opportunities to learn ICD-10. Please contact the department for additional information about CE opportunities.