The Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) establishes a national
standard for managerial, administrative and executive parks and recreation
professionals. This mastery-level credential focuses on the practical
knowledge and current real-world skills necessary in today’s changing park
and recreation environment.
To complete the CPRE application process, please pay the application and exam fee. Your
application will not be processed until payment is received. You will be
notified with the status of your application within 2 - 4 weeks. If
accepted, you will receive a Candidate ID email with a copy of your
individual test ID, instructions on how to schedule your examination and an
expiration date listed as one year from the date of acceptance. If you have
any questions, please contact NRPA at email@example.com.
All CPRE applicants must complete the online CPRE application prior
to paying application and exam fees.
Learn more about becoming a CPRE