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Study Resources for Board Certification

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The ACMPE board certification examinations are designed to assess knowledge and skills as they apply to the exam competencies that define the scope of responsibility of medical practice executives.

The following resources will help you prepare for your board certification exams. Choose the format that best meets your learning style and get started, at your own pace.Board Certification is designed to test the skills and knowledge you hold in the field, these resources can help guide you to the areas you may need to address.

Exam Competencies

Review the areas of the board certification examinations and distinguish the level of detail needed of the Body of Knowledge through our listing of exam competencies. This outlines each area of the exam by the scope of responsibility of medical practice executives.

 ACMPE Study Guide

ACMPE Board Certification Examinations Guide

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ACMPE Board Certification Study Group Series
ACMPE Board Certification Preparation Course

Open to MGMA Members Only. This preparation course is designed to help healthcare professionals identify content necessary to meet ACMPE board certification standards and prepare for their ACMPE exams.

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Body of Knowledge Review SeriesBody of Knowledge Review Series

This book series is intended to serve as the blueprint that defines the scope of responsibility of medical practice executives as tested in the examinations. It expands upon the framework of The Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management, enhancing the breadth of expertise that practice administrators need to succeed. These are available in book, ebook or buy both together.

ACMPE Certification Exam WorkbookExam Preparation Books

The ACMPE Certification Exam Workbook is a tool to approach studying by explaining the examinations and discussing the areas of the Body of Knowledge to assist you in identifying main topics. Available in two formats:

ACMPE Knowledge AssessmentKnowledge Assessment

Want to see how you stack up? Evaluate your strengths and areas for further development within the six domains defined in The Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management with the ACMPE Knowledge Assessment.

Exam Tip Sheets & Sample Questions

Download our free tip sheets and sample questions to see what to expect from the multiple choice and scenario-based exams.


ACMPE Member Community

Subscribe to the ACMPE Member Community group to get study advice, ask exam questions and find a community of colleagues that will become a trusted source to help you navigate your career.


Board Certification and Fellowship Manual

The Board Certification and Fellowship Manual is your reference for details on the ACMPE advancement process and achieving the prestigious designations of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) and Fellow in ACMPE (FACMPE).