CPM: National Certified Public Manager® Consortium

CPM Classroom Program, Downtown Phoenix (August 2024)


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 follow the link below and submit your completed CPM Application. Admitted applicants will be provided further instructions.


Program Schedule: CPM Cohort 2408-C 

Class Meeting Dates: August 2024- June 2025
Classroom Location: One Arizona Center, Floor 7, 400 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Parking Location: Heritage Square Parking (validation included in program cost)
Classroom Dates & Times: Tuesdays from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

2024       2025        
Aug Sept Oct Nov Jan Feb Mar Apr May
27 3, 10, 17, 24 22,29 5, 12, 19 7,17, 21, 28 4 4, 11, 18, 25 1, 29  6, 13, 20, 27

Graduation:  June 2025


Program Commitment:

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

  • attend all program class sessions,

  • complete all assignments within the specified timeframe, and

  • actively engage in the learning process.


Program Cost:

Once accepted, 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 Linda.Hess@asu.edu 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 7, 2024

  2. Payments by course are due on the dates listed below:
Payment Due Date AZ Resident Non-AZ Resident
Course #1 payment August 7, 2024 $700 $750
Course #2 payment October 2, 2024 $700 $750
Course #3 payment December 18, 2024 $700 $750
Course #4 payment February 12, 2025 $700 $750
Course #5 payment April 9, 2025 $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.


To Apply:

Please complete this application, including all required documents by August 1, 2024. Qualified applicants will receive information once the Review Committee has completed a review of submitted applications.