Master of Community Association Management (MCAM)

The ultimate achievement for community association managers.


The Master of Community Association Management (MCAM) certification is the highest professional recognition available for California community association managers.

Earning the MCAM

Community managers can earn the MCAM in 4 steps:

STEP 1: Successfully complete within three years prior to submitting the MCAM Application the following courses:

STEP 2: Hold the CCAM certification in good standing for a minimum of five consecutive years at time of application.

STEP 3: Submit the MCAM Application and processing fee (coursework may be applied up to three years from completion).

STEP 4: Upon acceptance, successfully complete a three-part comprehensive assessment comprised of a 100-question multiple choice exam, written Case Study and oral presentation.

Have questions? Need assistance? CACM invests in our members’ educational goals by providing a personalized plan. Reach out to CACM’s Education and Credentialing Advisor to discover your professional pathway to success.