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, Finance, Human Resources, Operations and Planning and Policy.
All candidates must review the CPRE Candidate Handbook prior to scheduling the exam
CPRE Candidate Handbook
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.
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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