CPRE Application

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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)
3. Provide Proof of Education (official transcript from university)
4. Complete and submit the Work Experience Form

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.