Certified Apartment Manager (CAM)

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The onsite manager is a vital link between apartment residents and the community owners and investors.Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) includes:

  • Management of Residential Issues
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fair Housing
  • Marketing
  • Property Maintenance for Managers
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Management
  • Research, Analysis and Evaluation
  • Enhanced with FranklinCovey Insights on Demand video-based online courses


Programs may be taken as standalone seminars or as a complete course to earn the industry designation.

CAM Requirements

CAM candidates must complete the following requirements to obtain the CAM designation:

  • worked in the apartment industry for at least 12 months;
  • successfully completed CAM coursework (which total 56 ½ hours)
  • meet all examination requirements within 12 months of declaring candidacy for CAM

For more information, you can review the CAM Skill Standards.

In class, CAM programs are scheduled by local and state affiliates. Find a CAM Course.

CAM is also available online.

Download the CAM Flyer.

To download the flyer and save it to your computer, right-click the image and select "Save Target As". For MAC users, control-click and select "Save Link As".

About the CAM Exam

The CAM exam is two parts with a total time of four hours.
Part One: 115 questions timed for two hours.
Part Two: 75 questions timed for two hours.

Maintaining your CAM Designation

The CAM designation requires annual renewal. Submission of both annual CAM dues of $100 and documentation of six hours of continuing should be submitted to complete the annual CAM renewal. Submission of continuing education is not required for the first renewal. Find online submission and renewal information.

Earn your Degree with Western Governors University

CAM candidates can transfer up to six credits and 5% off tuition at WGU!  Learn more!


For more information about the CAM Certified Apartment Manager program and training courses contact NAAEI at 703-518-6141 or your state or local affiliate.


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