Earning Elective Credits

Institute Candidate members must earn two full elective credits as part of their designation requirements. These can be earned through non-designation courses, eligible transfer credits, and continuous candidacy. If you have questions about elective credits, please send an email to designation@ccim.com.

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Transfer Elective Credits
Elective credits may be granted for certain graduate courses, professional certifications, or educational offerings. Download the application (91 KB, PDF).

Continuous Candidacy Credit
1.0 elective credit for each 12 consecutive months of candidate membership. Awarded upon renewal of membership after 12 full months.