CAM Certification

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Earning a CAM designation allows mid-level staff to demonstrate their knowledge and ability to manage an apartment community and achieve owners’ investment goals. This course is recommended for multifamily professionals with strong financial backgrounds and those ready to take the next step in their careers.

CAM is offered twice a year.

Spring Class Dates: March 18th - 21st (HYBRID)

  • Class runs 9:00am - 5:00pm each day

Fall Class Dates: October 7th - 11th (VIRTUAL)

  • Class runs 9:00am - 1:00pm each day


Member: $1290/attendee

Non-Member: $1810/attendee

CAM allows professionals to expand their expertise in the following areas:
  • Occupancy rates
  • Comprehensive marketing plans
  • Sales team management and product readiness
  • Equitable treatment of current and potential residents
  • Resident retention and the maintenance of a positive company image
  • Consistent and ongoing resident communication
  • Positive resident service and issue resolution
  • Enforcement of company policy in compliance with laws and regulations
  • Property inspections
  • Preventive maintenance programs
  • Service request process
  • Apartment turnover process
  • Contractors and vendors
  • Recruitment, hiring, orientation, and training of high-caliber employees
  • Systematic employee evaluation
  • Analysis of the property’s financial operations with corrective actions for underperformance
  • Monitoring of property performance to achieve the owner’s investment goals
  • Employment regulations and record-keeping
  • Accounting principles and practices
  • Maximizing net operating income
  • Reporting property performance honestly and accurately
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CAM candidates must complete the coursework and exam within six months of declaring candidacy. A minimum of 12 months of onsite property management experience is required.

Take this CAM Self-Assessment tool to see whether you are ready for CAM.

Scholarship Opportunity

Each year, the Anthony G. Gorup Education Foundation grants scholarships to multifamily professionals seeking to take their careers to the next level.  The 2024 scholarship application is now closed but will reopen in 2025.