Medical Practice Management


Institute of Emerging Health Professions, Continuing & Professional Studies




East Falls





Join us for a Virtual Information Session on July 24, 2024 at 6 PM

This is a great opportunity to ask questions and learn about the curriculum, career opportunities, and program requirements. Please register by July 23, 2024.

The 24-credit Certificate in Medical Practice Management prepares students for the management and administration of day-to-day operations of a health professions practice in both acute and ambulatory settings across the continuum of care. The curriculum encompasses key areas such as healthcare management, health systems and policy, finance, law, information systems, and quality improvement. It also includes a course in medical billing and coding, providing practical skills essential for the healthcare industry. The program concludes with an elective, allowing students to tailor their learning experience to their individual interests or career goals. The Certificate in Medical Practice Management prepares students for a variety of roles in healthcare management, enhancing their ability to navigate and succeed in the ever-evolving healthcare landscape.


New Curriculum Starting Fall 2024

This curriculum applies to any student who enrolls in the program starting Fall 2024, in accordance with the 2024-25 Academic Catalog. 

*A minimum of 15 credits must be completed at Thomas Jefferson University.

  • HINX 301 Medical Billing and Coding (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 201 Intro to Healthcare Management (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 303 Business and Healthcare Law (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 307 Healthcare Finance or HSMX 407 Financial Management of HSOs (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 310 Healthcare Information Systems (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 301 Health Systems and Policy (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 412 Healthcare Quality Improvement (3 cr.)

Choose one course of the following: 

  •  HINX 450 Prosp. Payment & Value Based HC (3 cr.)
  •  HRMX 211 Human Resource Management (3 cr.)
  • HSMX 351 Strategic Plng & Marketing for HSOs (3 cr.)