1. Complete one of the following Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) applications:
2. Submit the Application Fee -
$340 for NRPA members/$399 for non-NRPA members (CPRE only)
Provide Proof of Education (official transcript from university)
Complete and submit the Work
What to Expect
Applicants will receive an email notification from NRPA within one
month of applying, verifying the completion of the application process.
This email will include: information for scheduling your exam with the
professional testing company, the Candidate
Handbook, and information on how to prepare for the exam. Applicants have
one year from application processing to sit for the exam.