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NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program

The demand for leaders within the medical services profession is on the rise. If you are ready to take on a leadership role within your work place, the NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program will get you there. Through a series of both live and online courses, this new program allows MSPs dedicated to the field to expand on their experiences and gain the skills, confidence, and industry understanding to be stronger leaders within the industry.

Online Modules must be completed prior to taking the in-person workshop.

Who Should Participate in the Leadership Certificate Program?

The NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program is an ideal option for MSPs with the CPCS or CPMSM credential and a minimum of five years’ industry experience in the industry with the title of Manager and above. However, the program is open to NAMSS members and non-members and all medical services professionals who are interested in advancing their role and responsibilities as leaders.


Online modules will be available through the NAMSS Education page. Users will have access to these modules for a full year through the Online Education Center. We anticipate the online modules taking between 10-15 hours to complete. View an introduction to the course, below, and earn 1.0 NAMSS CE Credit! 


Module Topics:

  • Introduction to the NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program
  • Project Management and Leadership
  • Corporate Responsibility and Compliance
  • Essentials in Human Resources: Cultivating Leaders from Within
  • Financial Leadership & Decision Making
  • Becoming an Effective Negotiator (part 1 of 2)
  • Leading a Team: Core Concepts for Success (part 1 of 2)
  • Leadership in the Current Healthcare Environment 

Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

A total of 10 CE credits will be provided for the online modules.


NAMSS Member: $949
Non-Member: $1,849

Click the Video Below to Take the Introductory Course to the Program
Earn 1.0 NAMSS CE Credit!


The in-person course will be offered at NAMSS education events, such as the NAMSS 40th Educational Conference & Exhibition and the NAMSS Education Summit, and can be hosted by local chapters. Visit the NAMSS website for more information on how to host a course, or how to request a course in your area. Please note that you must complete the online modules, above, in order to participate in the in-person course.

The in-person course information will be available through the NAMSS Education Page.


In-Person Course Topics:

  • Communicating for Maximum Impact
  • Effective Negotiation and Mediation Skills (part 2 of 2)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Leading a Team: Applying Critical Skills (part 2 of 2)

Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

A total of 14 CE credits will be provided for the in-person course.


  Early Bird
  Regular Rate
Member $533   $583
Non-Member $633   $683


The Leadership Certificate Program has been approved for a total of 24 CE credits. In order to receive credits and a completion certificate for the program, participants are required to complete all online modules, the in-person course, and a final capstone project to be completed during the in-person course.


If you are interested in participating in the NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program, purchase the online modules and register for the in-person workshop, today!