AICP certified planners carry a high mark of distinction — they meet rigorous standards, maintain their expertise through continuing education, and serve community interests.
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Information and key dates for APA members who have applied to take the exam in May 2014.
Testing window: May 12-27, 2014
The exam application window is now closed
Information and key dates for APA members planning to take the exam in November 2014 or other future dates.
Testing window: November 3-17, 2014
The exam application window will open June 3, 2014
You've just taken the exam. What happens next? All the information you need is here.
APA is pleased to provide an updated summary of the AICP Exam pass rates of graduates of PAB–accredited planning programs in the United States and Canada.
Taking the AICP exam is the first step to becoming a certified planner. To qualify, one must be a current APA member, submit an online application meeting certain education and experience criteria, and pass an examination.
The Exam Candidate Bulletin is your complete guide to the exam and becoming an AICP member.