Physician Education

Advanced Degrees and Certification Programs

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to take the next step in physician leadership.
Our CME courses will help you to acquire a credential that will make you stand out.

Certified Physician Executive Program - CPE

Certified Physician Executive (CPE)

The curriculum requires 150 hours of coursework through online or live format classes and the completion of a three-and-a-half day certification program. Start planning today.

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Master's Program

Master's Program

The prerequisite curriculum requires 125 hours of coursework. Once you're done, complete your degree with one of our university partners. Start planning today with the links below.

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Education Programs and Course Types

Gain skills essential to leading healthcare organizations in a changing environment. 


Live Institutes

Get face-to-face interaction with our top-notch faculty. Mix world-class learning with unparalleled networking at our institutes.

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Online Courses

We offer a variety of courses to fit your schedule, match your learning style, and help you advance your career.

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