Step 1: Enroll

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professionals are currently on their way to becoming an IREM Certified Property Manager. Don’t get left behind!



Your first step to becoming a CPM® is easy – just complete the short online form and pay a one-time enrollment fee. Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll become a CPM candidate and be on your way to earning the most respected certification in real estate management.

Before you complete the enrollment form, review the program highlights below and click through the remaining 3 steps of the CPM process in detail.

Details for international practitioners seeking the CPM

Program highlights:

  • Step 2: Learn
    Take 8 CPM certification courses covering core competencies for managing property and maximizing its value
  • Step 3: Test
    Pass the CPM Capstone, a two-part final assessment including a Management Plan Skills Assessment and the CPM Certification Exam
  • Step 4: Graduate
    • After one year minimum as a CPM candidate and 36 months of qualifying real estate management experience, you’ll be eligible for graduation
    • Grow your network by attending at least two of your IREM chapter’s events
    • Graduate after completing your CPM candidate file (includes paying any outstanding dues, and proof of real estate license if required by your current position)
  • Cost
    The average total cost for all tuition, fees, and dues is approximately $7,500–$8,500
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Did you know?

Fast Track options are available for CPM candidates meeting certain qualifications.

Before moving to Step 2:

  • Enroll online for the CPM
  • Pay one-time, non-refundable enrollment fee of $325*

International applicants click here

*Includes processing and IREM membership for the remainder of the year at no additional charge. Chapter dues vary by location and will be invoiced separately (current year’s dues are prorated based on enrollment date.)

Proceed to Step 2: Learn