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%).

 The current number of correct answers to pass the test is 88 out of 125 scored questions (March, 2017).

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

CPRE Candidate Handbook

 

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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