To be eligible to register for and take the exam, a candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
- 3 years of related business experience or
- Bachelor’s degree or the international equivalent*, or
- CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM, SCOR-P, C.P.M., CSM or CPSM designations
* APICS defines the international equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree as the level of study that would qualify an individual for a graduate program in the country where the undergraduate degree was earned.
In order to gain eligibility approval, you will need to complete an eligibility form. There is no processing fee associated with the application. Click here to submit an application. Eligibility application approvals do not expire.
APICS reserves the right to randomly audit candidates’ qualifications and experience prior to approval.
Candidates receive a status update via email within two weeks of applying.