Achieving the CMP
The Certified Membership/Marketing Professional (CMP) designation is achieved through an online program offered on demand for greater flexibility. In order for a PCMA member to attain the CMP, the following requirements must be achieved within a 24-month timeframe in any sequence:
The exam is administered at the Annual Membership and Marketing Conference.
If a PCMA member does not pass the exam, he or she will have one opportunity to retake the exam at the Conference the following year.
Achieving the MCMP
The Master Certified Marketing Professional (MCMP) and Master Certified Membership Professional (MCMP) are master level programs designed for CMPs with a desire to achieve sustained excellence in club strategic membership and marketing management. The MCMP represents the highest educational designation in the membership and marketing profession. In order to attain the MCMP, a CMP must complete the following requirements:
Maintaining the CMP and MCMP
In order to maintain CMP or MCMP active status, a PCMA member must complete the following minimum requirements:
If CMP and MCMP active status is not maintained as outlined by the minimum requirements, you will be required to contact the PCMA national office for re-activation criteria, which will include further continuing education and examinations.