Certified Associate Construction Manager

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The Certified Associate Construction Manager (CACM) recognizes professionals who have chosen a career in construction management and voluntarily met the prescribed criteria of the construction management certification program with regard to formal education, field experience, and demonstrated capability and understanding of CMAA’s Standards of Practice.


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Becoming a CACM

Before beginning the process, CMCI strongly recommends you first watch the video to determine whether the CACM is appropriate for you and if you are on track to become eligible.

If you have determined the CACM is right for you, applicants are required to read the Application Handbook to learn about how to achieve the CACM.

Eligibility options:

CACM Eligibility Chart

*Experience in each of the functional practice areas of CM is defined as time spent working in that professional discipline. For more on responsible-in-charge (RIC), please see the CCM Application Handbook.


Have a question about completing the CACM application? View our step-by-step instructions here.

Certification Program Fees:

  CMAA Member Non-Member
Certification $275 $375
Exam Registration $225 $225
Exam Retake Fee $125 $125
Recertification $150 $150
Reinstatement Fee $125 $125
Duplicate Certificate Fee $15 $15


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