Certified Management Executive (CME)

Certification Type: 
Executive Management Certification
Overview: 

By achieving NAHRO's Certified Management Executive (CME), an individual has demonstrated that they have the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required of a competent and effective manager and leader at the executive and senior management level in a housing, redevelopment and/or community revitalization and development organization. The requirements for the CME include experience and/or education, passing the CME Exam, adhering to NAHRO's Professional Code of Conduct, and application. The body of knowledge on which the CME is based includes senior level managerial and leadership concepts and best practices; understanding of legal issues including fair housing and procurement; and, knowledge of HUD's Affordable/Assisted Housing Programs.

Click here for the CME Certification Examination Guide

Click here for a public listing of NAHRO Certified Management Executives

Certification Requirements: 
LESS ThanTen Years' Experience in the Housing & Redevelopment IndustryTen to Fifteen Years' Experience in the Housing & Redevelopment IndustryMORE Than Fifteen Years' Experience in the Housing & Redevelopment Industry
1. Hold a NAHRO Manager of Operations Certification












 

1. Must have at least ten years' experience in a Senior Management Position (CEO, Executive Director, Deputy Director or Department Director. Other senior positions will be considered);

AND

2. Must have held a leadership office at the chapter, regional or national level of an affordable housing professional membership organization.

OR

3. Successful completion of following NAHRO seminar or equivalent (minimum 1.95 NAHRO CEUs:

Executive Management and Leadership

1. Must have at least fifteen years' experience in a senior management position (CEO, Executive Director, Deputy Director or Department Director. Other senior positions will be considered)









 

2. Successful completion of  of the following NAHRO Seminars or equivalent (minimum 1.95 NAHRO CEUs):

And one of the following NAHRO Seminars or equivalent (minimum 1.0 NAHRO CEUs):

4. Successful completion of the following NAHRO Seminar or equivalent (minimum 0.5 NAHRO CEUs):

2. Successful completion of the following NAHRO Seminar or equivalent (minimum 0.5 NAHRO CEUs):

3. Passing grade on the Final Comprehensive Exam4. Passing grade on the Final Comprehensive Exam3. Passing grade on the Final Comprehensive Exam
4. Completion of Certification Application (see below)5. Completion of Certification Application (see below)4. Completion of Certification Application (see below)
Application form: 
Recertification: 

Recertification is required every three years.  2.5 NAHRO Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or equivalant are required every three years.

CLICK HERE for CME Recertification Application

Contact Information: 

CERTIFICATION@NAHRO.ORG

or Blake Pavlik, Director, NAHRO Certification, at bpavlik@nahro.org or 877-866-2476 ext. 6261