AICP Certification

AICP is the American Planning Association’s professional institute, providing recognized leadership nationwide in the certification of professional planners, ethics, professional development, planning education, and the standards of planning practice.

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Certification Maintenance

AICP’s Certification Maintenance program helps planners gain the knowledge and skills they need to remain current in the practice of planning.  Members of AICP are required to maintain their certification through continuing education. Thirty-two hours of training are required every two years. In addition to the courses offered by OAPA and the APA you may wish to check out various online providers.  Click here for further information.