Physician Practice Management Certificate

November 15, 2021
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The Physician Practice Management Certificate program is a fully online, one-year program.Spring 2022 Application Waiver

Why study Physician Practice Management?

This certificate prepares students to sit for the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) credential. The CPPM® credential is a logical next step for those with experience in healthcare and other areas who are ready to advance their careers in physician practice management. Current practice managers will also benefit from this certification with increased knowledge and validation of their knowledge and experience in this skilled profession.

UC Online Physician Practice Management Certificate Program Highlights:
  • 100% online: no campus visits are required.
  • Employment opportunities: our graduates are in high-demand in today’s job market! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the entire healthcare industry is projected to add about 2.4 million new jobs from 2019 to 2029.
  • Exam prep: be prepared for the Certified Physician Practice Manager exam.
  • Part-time and full-time scheduling: balance work and family obligations while completing your degree.
  • Associate Degree Transfer Program: graduates can transition into UC’s (100% online) Associate in Healthcare Management and complete an associate degree in one year.
UC’s Technical Certification Reimbursement Program

The University of Cincinnati offers continued encouragement and support to our graduates through our Professional Technical Certification Reimbursement Program. The Program awards eligible students full or partial reimbursement for various technical certification exam fees (including CPPM®, CPC®, CTR® and more).

Contact your Enrollment Services Advisor for more information including qualifying criteria.

Is UC Online right for me?


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Financial aid is available
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Start-to-graduation support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs — they are your on-campus partner and can help you as your work toward certificate completion.

Healthcare occupations are projected to grow 15% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations.

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