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NPMA Certification




NPMA certification is designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate those who demonstrate knowledge essential to the practice of asset/property management.


The Certified Professional Property Specialist (CPPS) level certification is fundamental, intended for those who are new to the property profession or work in a specific property area.


The Certified Professional Property Administrator (CPPA) level certification is intermediate, intended for those who have a CPPS certification and at least 3 years of experience in the property profession (submitted on the Work Experience Summary Form).   Click here to submit  the Work Experience Summary


The Certified Professional Property Manager (CPPM) level certification is advanced, intended for those who have a CPPA certification, at least 6 years of experience in the property profession and at least 4 years of managerial experience (submitted on the Work Experience Summary Form). Click here to submit  the Work Experience Summary 





The NPMA Certification Program Guide describes the Certification Program procedures which will answer your questions. Review the entire Guide or click on these quick links:



Exam Description Study Options
Eligibility Requirements Issuance of Exams
Testing Accommodations - ADA Certificate/Certification Mark
Retesting Policy Adverse Decisions


Read before purchase:

  • Non-NPMA members must create a profile BEFORE completing this purchase
  • A Proctor is required to administer all exams. Approved NPMA Proctors are listed by state on a drop-down list during purchase. If no proctor is available in your area please select Proctor Placeholder and type the name of your proctor in the additional comments section of the payment screen.
  • Exams expire 90 days after purchase
  • There is a 30-day wait period before retake exams can be take


Click on the following to view pricing and begin Application/Registration and Retake Purchases:



Purchase CPPS


Purchase CPPA 


 Purchase CPPM


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