CCIM DESIGNATION REQUIREMENTS

CCIM Designation requirements may be completed through the General Candidacy Program, Fast Track Program or the University Fast Track Program.

Core Courses are offered locally each year in Kirkland, WA. Go to the CCIM Courses Page to view local offerings.

  • CI 101 – Financial Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
  • CI 102 – Market Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
  • CI 103 – User Decision Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate
  • CI 104 – Investment Analysis for Commercial Investment Real Estate

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General Candidacy Program

To earn the CCIM Designation through the general candidacy program, you must complete the following requirements:

  • Become a Candidate of the Institute
  • Successfully complete all four Core Courses (CI101, CI102, CI103, and CI104)
  • Successfully complete online CCIM Ethics Course
  • Earn three elective credits
  • Submit the Portfolio of Qualifying Experience before taking the final exam
  • Successfully pass the Comprehensive Exam presented twice a year

Fast Track Program

The Fast Track Program is available to professionals who have earned the following designations: CPM, CMB, CRE, MAI/SRPA, RPA orSIOR. The Canadian designations, AACI, CLO, CRF and the FRI are also eligible.

  • The Fast Track Program must be completed within a twenty-four month time period.
  • Become a Fast Track Candidate.
  • Successfully complete all four Core Courses (CI101, CI102, CI103, and CI104)
  • Successfully complete the online CCIM Ethics Course.
  • Fast Track Candidates are exempt from the elective credit requirement and from the Portfolio of Qualifying Experience.
  • Successfully pass the Comprehensive Exam presented twice a year.

University Fast Track Program

Under this agreement a person completing the Master of Real Estate Development Degree program from a participating university and wishing to become a CCIM designee will need to complete the following:

  • Submit the appropriate University Fast Track Application and apply for Candidacy.
  • Upon approval of the University Fast Track Application, the following three courses will be waived from your core class requirements: CI 101 Financial Analysis, CI 102 Market Analysis, and CI 104 Investment Analysis.
  • Successfully complete CI 103: User Decision Analysis Course.
  • Successfully complete the online CCIM Ethics Course.
  • Prepare and submit the Portfolio of Qualifying Experience before taking the final exam.
  • Successfully pass the Comprehensive Exam presented twice a year.