August 2022 CPM Online Program

Classes meet online each week. Each week begins Monday and ends at midnight the following Sunday.

Program Eligibility

To be eligible for the Certified Public Management® Program, applicants are required to have completed at least 60 hours of learning activities that address the CPM Competencies. This requirement can be fulfilled through completion of one of the approved Supervisor Academies or other learning activities that address the CPM competencies. To begin the application process, please download and submit your completed CPM Application. Admitted applicants will be provided further instructions.

If you are an out of state applicant, please note as a member of the National Certified Public Managers® Consortium (NCPMC), when an out-of-state student approaches us, they must provide a participation agreement from their home state/territory CPM program approving the student's participation in ASU's online program before applying with us. To see if a CPM program is available in your state, please click here.

Application Deadline: Applications now closed.

Please note: as of 5/19/22 we are currently waitlisting applicants. Seat availability will be determined by Aug. 1st, 2022.

Program Schedule: CPM Cohort 2208-O

Class Meeting Dates:

8/22/2022 - 9/25/2022
10/17/2022 - 11/20/2022 
1/9/2023 - 2/12/2023
3/13/2023 - 4/16/2023
5/1/2023 - 6/4/2023


June 23, 2023 (Virtual)

Program Commitment:

To earn the Certified Public Manager® designation, you will need to be able to commit to the following requirements:

  • Complete all assignments on a weekly basis, averaging 10 hours per week
  • Submit all assignments by their designated due date
  • Actively engage in the learning process

Program Cost:

Registering for your seat in Course 1 will guarantee your seat for the entire program. You will need to register for subsequent courses (Courses 2-5) prior to the payment Due Date listed in the table below.

If you plan on paying via check or purchase order (PO), please contact Linda Hess at 602-496-1305 or for correct options on your registration.

  • $3,500 Arizona State Resident
  • $3,750 Non-Arizona State Resident

The following options for course payments are available:

  1. Full program payment (all five courses): Due August 8, 2022
  2. Payments by course are due on the dates listed below:
PaymentDue DateAZ ResidentNon-AZ Resident
Course #1 paymentAugust 8, 2022$700$750
Course #2 paymentOctober 3, 2022$700$750
Course #3 paymentDecember 26, 2022$700$750
Course #4 paymentFebruary 20, 2023$700$750
Course #5 paymentApril 17, 2023$700$750

Cancellations and Refunds:

Cancellations received within two weeks of the first day of class will be assessed a $50.00 cancellation fee.

As of the first day of each class, program registration fees are non-refundable.