Requirements to Earn Your CPM

CPM Designation Requirements

Earning your CPM designation requires the completion of two core payroll courses, three transfer credits and two years of related work experience. To both earn and maintain a designation, you also have to be a member of the National Payroll Institute with a PCP designation.

These rigorous academic requirements ensure that a CPM designation delivers the learning you need, and that employers can trust that those with the designation are ready for a management position. All requirements much be completed within five years.

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