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 CCAM in 4 steps:

STEP 1: Earn a Specialty Certificate in one of the management specializations and successfully complete the additional required coursework:

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

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

STEP 4: Upon acceptance, successfully complete a three-part comprehensive assessment comprised of a 100 question multiple choice exam, written solution-based essay 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.