The first step in becoming a certified planner is to submit an online application meeting certain education and experience criteria, and pass an examination. Individuals applying to take the AICP Certification exam must demonstrate that they have engaged in professional planning experience that qualifies them for AICP certification. To find out more, visit https://www.planning.org/certification/.
Also… Financial Assistance may be available to assist with the cost of pursuing AICP examination. To learn more, please visit http://www.apacalifornia.org/professional-development/aicp/