The CPRE exam is 150 questions (125 scored, 25 unscored pretest) and covers five core competencies: Operations, Programming, Human Resources, Finance and Communication. The exam includes a set of unscored sample questions to familiarize candidates with the structure.
The computer-based exam is administered through PSI Services Professional Testing Company and is available at more than 200 testing centers across the U.S. and internationally. Applicants will have one year from the time of registration to take the CPRP exam. To prepare for the exam, applicants are highly encouraged to review the CPRE Candidate Handbook. Exam results are provided on-site at the conclusion of the exam.
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If you failed your exam or your CPRE certification is expiring, you are eligible to apply for the CPRE exam only. For more information on eligibility please contact the NRPA certification team.
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