Certification & Renewal

August 2017 Exam Application Window is OPEN.

Applications for the August 2017 exam will be accepted March 1, 2017 through May 31, 2017.
*See the table below to determine if you meet the eligibility criteria to apply.

In honor of the Commission's 25th anniversary, we are offering $25 off the application fee for August 2017 exams.


Watch this short video to learn how to get ready and get certified!

May 2017 Renewal Window is OPEN.

CCMs whose credential expires May 31, 2017 will be able to submit renewal applications beginning March 1, 2017 through May 31, 2017.

CCM certification is valid for 5 years. Renewal of the CCM credential is currently processed 2 times per year, in May and November. 


NCCA Accreditation

The CCM credential is accredited by NCCA. NCCA is the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE).  Since 1977, the NCCA has been accrediting certifying programs based on the highest quality standards in professional certification to ensure the programs adhere to modern standards of practice in the certification industry.


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Eligibility Criteria

As of March 1, 2013, the Commission updated the Eligibility Criteria for the CCM exam.

What You Need to Know About Eligibility BEFORE Applying for the CCM® Exam

Note: The Commission Does NOT Require Pre-Requisite Courses or Programs to Take or Prepare for the Exam.

* This is NOT a Conclusive List of Licenses and Certifications. Some Licenses Do Not Allow for Independent Practice. If Your License Does NOT Allow You to Independently Practice Please Consider Using Your Degree to Apply.

†The Individual MUST have Completed a Supervised Field Experience in Case Management, Health, or Behavioral Health as Part of the Degree Requirements.

**Employment Experience MUST Meet the Conditions Outlined Under Section 5 of the CCMC Certification Guide.

Please Review the Certification Guide for More Information.

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