Education & Training

CMAA's department of Professional Development provides construction managers with the industry's leading source of professional Construction Manager (CM) education and training. CMAA offers a variety of traditional and digital programs dedicated to improving the overall competency and performance of CM professionals and rising CMs.

In-Person Training

CMAA offers a number of classroom-based learning opportunities for CMs who are preparing for the CCM exam, looking to maintain their current certification, or who would just like to to keep their CM skills sharp. Learn More.


Online Learning Center

Discover CMAA's catalogue of flexible, web-based educational tools that provide CM/PMs the knowledge required to advance at every stage of their careers Learn More.


Construction Manager In Training (CMIT) Program

Looking to get your foot in the door of this fast-paced and challenging industry? CMAA's rapidly expanding Construction Manager in Training (CMIT) program provides young and rising professionals with a connection to the CM profession and sets them on a path towards CCM certification. More Info.


National Events

CMAA hosts several major national gatherings each year. These events offer up-to-date educational programs and unrivaled networking and business exploration opportunities.

National Conference & Trade Show

The National Conference & Trade Show is CMAA's flagship event. The event, which is held each fall, includes a comprehensive exhibit hall, plenary and breakout sessions, and the Industry Recognition Banquet, during which the Project Achievement Awards, Person of the Year award, and other honors are presented. 

Capital Projects Symposium

CMAA also hosts the Capital Projects Symposium in the spring, a smaller, high-level conference that explores markets, trends, and keys to success in project delivery.


Continuing Education Credit

A credit value is assigned to each CMAA course and seminar in the form of Professional Development Hours (PDH) and/or Learning Units (LU). CMAA guarantees that its course materials satisfy PDH requirements* Learn More.

  Certification is an ongoing commitment to professional development. The CMCI Board of Governors requires that CCM designees undergo recertification every three years. Recertification requires a $200 recertification fee.

  CMAA  is registered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as an approved CES provider of Learning Units (LU). One educational contact hour equals one (1) LU. To receive LUs through CMAA, you must provide your AIA member number on all registration materials and attendance forms. Transcripts are available through   

  CMAA is a registered provider of continuing education through the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP).Transcripts and certificates are available electronically through RCEP at All transcripts are reported based on the email address you provided to CMAA. 


*DISCLAIMER: Not all courses and educational activities offered may be acceptable for continuing education credit in your state.  Please check your state licensing board’s requirements before submitting your credits. All courses approved by CMAA count toward CCM recertification points. For more information on recertification points, please visit RecertTrackTo self report credits through RCEP, visit this link.


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