New Pricing for CEFP

CEFP Pricing

The APPA credential test preparation and exams are offered exclusively online!


Facilities professionals in today’s world need to have a wide range of skills and expertise to be effective champions for facilities management in educational facilities. It is crucial that facilities management professionals be viewed as experts who understand the impact facilities have on the quality of education. This is why the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) can elevate the professionalism of our field. The CEFP credential represents the highest standards of performance and understanding in educational facilities management, and demonstrates the individual’s commitment to ongoing professional development, dedication, and continuous improvement in the management of educational facilities.

The CEFP credential is appropriate for the experienced facilities professional. With the CEFP credential, the holder must accrue 120 APPA units every four years and apply for renewal.

What APPA’s Credentialing Program Accomplishes…


  • Allows educational facilities professionals to demonstrate a career commitment to ongoing professional development and continuous improvement.
  • Expands professional knowledge and industry understanding among educational facilities professionals.
  • Acknowledges educational facilities professionals for mastering an internationally recognized and requisite knowledge level of the educational facilities field.


  • Demonstrates that the campus facilities organization is comprised of qualified, competent, and learned professionals.
  • Supports succession planning and maintenance of quality facilities practices on campus.
  • Provides an incentive for recruitment and retention.
  • Advances the stewardship of the institution’s facilities investment.


  • Covers all four core Body of Knowledge areas: general administration and management; maintenance and operations; energy and utilities; and planning, design, and construction.
  • Self-paced with a study guide
  • No travel costs required
  • Learning modules with knowledge checks
  • Interactive and printable flashcards
  • Practice exams
  • Archived webinars
  • 90-day course with a Cohort Group
  • After the 90-day course, you have 30 days to schedule and take CEFP exam online. The CEFP course includes a free retake.

The RMA has arranged for special pricing program for our members, plus a $150 reimbursement after your registration and purchase! To qualify for the discount, you must request a coupon code at registration.

    • CEFP : $400 *before $150 reimbursement (regularly $1310)

The registration process is simple:

  1. Click on this link Register NOW! | APPA, and it will walk you through how to register after you log in to your myAPPA account.

Like the college diploma, or other licenses, the certificate or credential belong to the individual, not the institution. The certificate and credential speak volumes about you without you having to say a thing. Step out of the crowd and apply for the CEFP today!

For more information, please visit APPA Certification Home Page | APPA

Questions? Please contact RMA’s Professional Development Chair Tanya Patzer.