CAPS Certification

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Earning a CAPS designation is enhances professional careers in the property management field. This credential may contribute to career advancement and corresponding earning potential.

2024 Class Dates: To Be Determined

* Please note, this course is an accelerated course of the CAPS certification


Experienced staff can capitalize on their professionalism and resources by expanding their knowledge in the following areas:
  • Recruiting high-performing employees
  • Employee performance, engagement, and retention
  • Minimizing conflict through stakeholder communications
  • Ethical behavior and conflicts of interest
  • Annual operating budgets and owner performance objectives
  • Property and portfolio results
  • Due diligence process
  • Property takeover process
  • Capital improvement plans
  • Managing risk through inspections, follow-up procedures, and incident reporting compliance
  • Minimizing legal risk and liability
  • Regulatory agency oversight of assisted housing
  • Analyzing property performance data to inform action
  • Management agreements
  • Evaluating and reporting property performance using key performance indicators
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To earn the CAPS certification, students must complete the coursework and pass the exam within 6 months of declaring candidacy. Minimum experience requirement of 24 months in multi-site property management or be a CAM, ARM, RAM credential holder in good standing.