Considering Certification?

Taking the AICP exam is the first step to becoming a certified planner. To qualify, one must:

  • Be a current APA member,
  • Register for the AICP exam,
  • Study, study, study,
  • Submit an assessment after passing the AICP exam.

One Path to AICP

AICP’s Certification Maintenance Credits

Find out about CM Credit opportunities on APA’s CM Credits website.

We also post opportunities for CM credits as we are aware of them on our APA Indiana events page. To add an event to the calendar, please send an email to with the event name, date, time, location, description, and website (if applicable). Events may include affiliated disciplines such as architecture, urban design, economic development, community development, etc.

AICP Exam and Certification Maintenance Credits


AICP Exam Preparation Reference Materials

AICP Certification Exam GuideAICP Code of Ethics Update
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