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Medical Practice Manager at a Glance

Note: Medical Practice Manager is a Continuing Education/non-credit program.

What does a medical practice manager do?

  • Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises the delivery of health care
  • Manages personnel, conducts marketing relations, oversees accounting services, ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, directs billing and coding, develops policies and procedures, and performs administrative duties

What is the career outlook?

  • Most jobs available in physician offices, urgent care centers, surgery centers, nursing homes and related health-care organizations
  • Full-time hours with varying schedules that may include nights, weekends and holidays
  • In Texas:  projected growth of 25 percent through 2018*

Statistics are included only as guidelines and will vary with fluctuations in the economy and job market. More specific local hiring and salary information can be obtained at individual college information sessions for a particular health careers program.

Awards and coursework Richland Credit hours Continuing Education contact hours
Medical Practice Manager CertificateX752
Certification is not required to work as a Medical Practice Manager in the State of Texas.  After completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the Certified Medical Manager Apprentice examination

Who can help me decide which health science career is right for me?

Contact the Health Careers Resource Center.

What more do I need to know?

  • Acceptance into the Medical Practice Manager program is by proof of previous college experience or assessment of college level academic and computer skills and a minimum of three years professional business experience. 
  • Learn more about Medical Practice Manager.

*America's Career Infonet Medical and Health Services Managers