Candidates complete the CPWA education requirement through a registered education program.
Depending on the registered education program you select, CPWA coursework can be completed through a combination of online and in-person executive education, or completely online.
To successfully prepare to sit for the Certification Examination, the recommended study time is 10-15 hours per week for approximately 6 months. Successful candidates report studying a total of 100-250 hours to prepare for the exam.
||In-class Education Program2
||January 2018-June 2018
||June 3-8, 2018
||March 9, 2018
||March 2018-September 2018
||September 23-28, 2018
||September 7, 2018
||September 2018-March 2019
||March 2019 - TBD
1Classes have limited capacity and may fill up before the enrollment deadline.
2Subject to change.
3Currently being held at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center.