From CMIT to CCM

For many young CM professionals, the CMIT acts a primer for the CCM. The CMIT program is dedicated to helping young professionals on their paths to becoming a CCM. Through the CMIT program, young professionals will discover new and exciting ways to learn more about CM, while earning the experience necessary to become a CCM.

The path to the CCM may seem daunting. However, the CMIT program is also dedicated to explaining this process, step-by-step. 

In addition to CMIT programs hosted by CMAA's national HQ, like the annual Rising CM Conference, many of CMAA's regional chapters also host a variety of their own CMIT events. Please contact your local chapter for more information.


Determine Eligibility


Complete CMIT Application



  Take Capstone Exam  
  • Once CMCI has reviewed and approved your application, you'll receive an email with directions for downloading the Capstone (PDF) and accessing the Capstone Exam
  • The Exam is open book. You'll need a score of 80% to pass.
  • Become a CMIT
  Find a Mentor  
  • Find a Mentor using the Mentor Directory (requires login) or declare your own mentor


  Track Your RIC  
  • CMITs will need to document their Responsible-in-Charge (RIC) experience
  • Regularly check-in with your mentor to make sure you are on the right path to becoming a CCM
  Apply for the CCM  
  • Once you have accumulated the minimum required RIC experience, you may complete the CCM Application
  • Pick reliable references – Unresponsive references are one of the most common issues that delay application approval.


Schedule and Prepare for the CCM Exam


  • Schedule your exam​
  • Become a CCM




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