Due to the demands of COVID-19, certification candidates concerned about meeting a deadline in the AEM/CEM application/exam process should contact IAEM HQ at email@example.com. We recognize that your priority and focus is responding to the pandemic at this time, and IAEM Staff will provide a response and further details to each request received.
The following group preparatory course and/or exam offerings were canceled due to COVID-19:
The IAEM Certification Exam is available online! A how-to guide for requesting the online exam can be found here. Request the online exam using this online form.
Candidates can request individual exam offerings by emailing Sharon Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org. The request for the AEM/CEM exam must be at least 14 business days in advance. See the Study Guide on pages 5-6 for details on how to set up an exam at a location near you. No exams or exam requests will be processed between Dec. 16, 2020, and Jan. 5, 2021.
If you wish to set up an official group exam offering, please contact IAEM staff member Chelsea Firth at Chelsea@iaem.com.
The preparatory course includes: Review of CEM program requirements (experience, education, professional contributions and more); explanation of the AEM program requirements; application procedures; tips for successful program completion; an overview of the AEM/CEM exam; the standards upon which the exam is based; sample exam questions; and a Q&A period. Please come prepare to ask specific questions related to the program and/or to your personal credentials submission.
A minimum of 10 registrants are required. Register online here.
September 4, 2020, AEM/CEM Exam, Millersville, PA
Location: Millersville University, Stayer Hall, Room 108, 40 Dilworth Road, Millersville, PA 17551
AEM/CEM Preparatory Course Date/Time: Friday, September 4, 2020, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
AEM/CEM Exam Date/Time: Friday, September 4, 2020, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
AEM/CEM Certification Application Fee: Certification application fee must be paid prior to sitting for the exam ($410 USD IAEM members; $620 USD non-members). Pay the application fee here.
PLUS you also must register to sit for the exam. If you are taking the AEM/CEM Prep Course, you must register and pay the fee for the course, which is $495. Register online here.
Registration Deadline: August 21, 2020 (onsite registration is not available)
Online Prep Course Available
Offered in partnership with MindEdge Learning, this prep course allows candidates to prepare for the IAEM Certification process through a self-study at your own pace. The course offers curated learning, review materials, and sample test questions designed to support students in preparing for the AEM or CEM certification.
Course may be purchased through the MindEdge Website: https://catalog.mindedge.com/iaem
**IAEM Members receive a 25% discount using code: Click here!
Please note that this course cannot be used to meet EM or GM training requirements.
All questions about the course should be directed to MindEdge Learning.
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