CPRE Examination Details

The Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) Exam structure includes a set of unscored sample questions to familiarize candidates with the exam structure and computerized testing 
The CPRE examination is 150 questions (125 scored, 25 unscored pre-test) and covers five core competencies (Communication (18%), Finance (11%), Human Resources (23%), Operations (31%) and Planning (18%). 

 

All candidates must review the CPRE Candidate Handbook prior to scheduling the exam

CPRE Candidate Handbook


Passing Score for the CPRE Exam

Professionals must achieve a score of 97 or higher to pass the exam (as of November, 2011) 

Location and Scheduling

A completed application must be submitted to schedule an examination with the professional testing company, AMP a PSI business.  AMP has over 200 testing sites available nationwide. Testing site availability includes Monday-Friday (some Saturdays), year-round. For a list of testing centers nearest you, call 1-888-519-9901, or select the button below.

Test Center Locator

Results and Retesting

  • Test results are provided on-site
  • Individuals who recently failed their exam, or had their CPRE certification expire without renewing, are eligible to use the Exam-Only Application . For more information on eligibility, please contact NRPA.

CPRE Exam-Only Application

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