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Earning Elective Credits

Meet Your Elective Credit Requirement

The CCIM 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, contact

Other Credit Options

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.

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Course Listing by Credit Awarded

Courses - 1.0 credit

Courses - 0.5 credit

Courses - 0.25 credit