Retention Rate: As of January 1, 2019, CAMICB has awarded over 19,000 CMCA certifications. CMCAs are required to submit an annual fee to maintain the credential. Biannually, managers are required to submit documentation of the requisite continuing education. If one of these pieces is not met (payment or continuing education), certification becomes inactive. The retention rate indicates the percentage of CMCAs who pay the requisite fees and submit the requisite continuing education documentation.
Summary of Certification Activities
: The table below provides a summary of the CMCA certification numbers of the past five years broken down by test format, paper and pencil (P&P) and computer-based test (CBT).
Summary of 2015
|Summary of 2016 Certification Activities || Summary of 2017 Certification Activities ||Summary of 2018 Certification Activities||Summary of 2019 Certification Activities* |
|Candidates Passed (%)|| 67%||66%||66%||54%||59% |
|Total CMCA's|| 15,937||17,092||18,061||19,131||19,538|
* As of May 1, 2019
The number of candidates approved for testing may not be completely representative of the total number of candidates who tested in the calendar year, as a candidate may apply in one year but choose to wait up to a year to take the exam. Total CMCAs represents the total amount of certifications awarded, including those CMCAs who have retired or no longer practicing community association management.