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    There is no one way to carve a pathway to your career goals — in fact, it's better there isn't. We believe that healthcare is strengthened by challenging the status quo, which is achieved through hearing voices from those with different experiences and diversity of backgrounds.

    That doesn't mean we can't share tools and resources to set up those endeavoring for a career in healthcare up for success. Our industry's outlook is full of questions, and for those looking for answers, we won't let you fail.

    Continuing a relationship with MGMA beyond a student or CAHME membership is the easiest way to continue carving your career's future, as no other place offers the breadth of tools, resources and support that are relevant to your success. View this video to explore your benefits in student membership and the benefits of an early careerist.

    Check out our Early Careerist Roadmap for recommended reading and resources for every stage of your career.

    Here are the benefits you can (and should!) access any time, exclusive to MGMA.

    DataDive University

    MGMA DataDive is an online-based platform with thousands of metrics allowing you to see the best in your organization, or areas for improvement. DataDive University powers undergraduate and graduate classrooms with the DataDive experience so students graduate prepared to be data-driven experts at their organization. Please contact membership services for more information.


    Each year, MGMA awards over $30,000 in scholarships to students with a current MGMA membership who are pursuing a career in medical practice management. Applications are open annually from March-May and funds are awarded each August. Learn more here.


    MGMA offers unique opportunities for making connections in the field:

    • Mentor program: Twice a year, early careerists are matched with some of MGMA's most seasoned healthcare leaders. Partnerships last for 6 months, and sessions focus on your needs as an emerging healthcare leader. Interested in joining our next cohort? Let us know here.  
    • Member Community: MGMA's online networking platform connects you with 50,000+ healthcare professionals. Get answers to your questions and learn from the experts. Learn more about the MGMA Community here. Check out our most popular community Financial Management Network here
    • Student Ambassadors: Each October, thousands of individuals in healthcare attend the MGMA Leaders Conference. Student ambassadors participate in conference events, provide us with valuable feedback, and receive free conference registration. Applications open in May.
    American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)

    As the certifying body of MGMA, ACMPE has been delivering professional development opportunities based on the Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management since 1956.

    The Body of Knowledge for medical practice management is based on the job analysis of the various demographics of today’s healthcare administration industry, evaluating competencies of the domains: Operations Management, Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Transformative Healthcare Delivery, Risk and Compliance, and Organizational Governance.

    Based on the MGMA-ACMPE Body of Knowledge, ACMPE offers credentialing opportunities at all levels through education and training in certificates, demonstrating knowledge and skills already possessing in Board Certification, and the highest achievement of Fellowship.

    ACMPE opportunities may be completed at the student and early careerist level without holding membership for a specific amount of time.

    Pricing: ACMPE opportunities offer student pricing of 25% off Certificates, and Board Certification applications. For pricing, please contact the MGMA Service Center.

    ACMPE offers additional opportunities to students within a CAHME-accredited university, that include complimentary Board Certification applications with the purchase of the multiple-choice examination.

    Looking for pricing for your university or department? Please contact certification services at to learn more about special class rates and opportunities.

    Career Center

    We connect the right talent with the right opportunities, helping people and practices thrive so healthcare can too. Prepare for interviews, learn about industry best practices, and connect with the employer you've been looking for. The MGMA Career Center is your one-stop shop for advancing to the next level in the industry.


    MGMA is the leading educational provider for individuals in non-clinical healthcare. Improve your skills and advance your knowledge in medical practice management with our educational offerings.

    Webinars covering a range of topics. Watch them live or on-demand.

    Books that serve as your go-to resource for any question you have. Members receive steep discounts.

    Online Courses to further your education. Both discounted and free for members.

    Conferences where networking and learning combine in a unique and powerful way. Discounted pricing for students.

    Podcasts listen to learn while on-the-go. A free resource.

    Articles that are both succinct and in-depth.

    MGMA Stat provides real-time answers to today’s healthcare questions. Weekly polling with over 4,000 healthcare professional participants. Weekly stats and data stories.

    Mentor Program

    Connect with one of MGMA's seasoned members and learn from the best in the industry in a one-on-one partnership.

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