Become a fully certified CEP
Full certification as a community engagement professional formally recognizes an individual that has demonstrated competency across a range of areas related to higher education civic and community engagement.
Requirements for full certification
All three of the essential credentials
and two of the elective credentials
Apply for certification
Once you have completed all three essential credentials and two elective credentials, you become eligible to apply for certification. First, make sure all your credentials are up-to-date—they should have been earned or recertified within the past five years. Next, you'll be asked to submit a short personal statement to submit for consideration.
This process is still in development. Stay tuned! Further details and a submission form will be available once all the required credentials have been launched as part of the program.
Get more information
Read the program handbook for detailed program information.
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