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B.A.S. Residential & Commercial Property Management
Industry Designations & Certifications

Since only a few colleges nationwide offer a bachelor’s degree in property management, the industry has traditionally relied on several professional designations as valuable tools in determining a candidate’s achievements and credibility in the profession. Each credential offers a different level of expertise and has different requirements.  All designations require specific education and professional experience. The Property Management BAS curriculum has been designed to provide the academic base to prepare you for the following designations, and allows you the opportunity to earn these important industry credentials.

National Apartment Leasing Professional® (NALP)

Maintained by the National Apartment Association Education Institute, training for the NALP designation improves critical skills such as marketing, qualifying residents, closing sales, executing lease agreements, addressing service requests, renewing leases, and more.

Certified Apartment Manager® (CAM)

Maintained by the National Apartment Association Education Institute, training for the CAM designation covers skills such as financial management, property maintenance for managers, risk management, fair housing, resident issues, market analysis and more.

Certified Property Manager® (CPM®)

Maintained by the Institute of Real Estate Management, The CPM® designation is the most recognized credential for real estate managers of larger portfolios, including those who manage multi-family, office, retail, and industrial properties. The designation is known and trusted throughout the industry, and earned through education and experience.