Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM)

The PCAM designation is the highest professional recognition available nationwide to managers who specialize in community association management. Earn your PCAM and join the elite—the select—the best. Recommended for experienced managers who want to demonstrate advanced skills and knowledge and who wish to be recognized as one of the best and most experienced managers in the nation.

Professional Community Association Manager

Steps to earning this credential:

  • Pass the CMCA examination.
  • Complete five or more years of community association management experience.
  • Successfully pass all six CAI M-200 level courses.
  • Meet the requirements of CAI / industry-related education and industry service. See application for further details.
  • Pay the application fee ($225 member / $460 non-member) and once approved, register for the case study ($515 member / $615 non-member) and comply with the CAI Professional Manager Code of Ethics .

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Steps to maintaining the PCAM designation:

Please view the Redesignation FAQs for more information.


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