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Certified Park Professional International (CPP-I) Certification

The World Parks Academy recognizes that there are park professionals who impact the international profession. The Certified Park Professional International (CPP-I) is the highest designation achieved through the World Parks Academy. All interested individuals must currently hold a CPP either through a letter of articulation or through direct application with the World Parks Academy.

Beyond the CPP, the CPP-I has its own unique set of eligibility criteria and certification requirements.

Certified Park Professional International (CPP-I) program:

1. Currently holds a CPP designation directly from World Parks Academy or a recognized professional certification from a national association that has an articulation with the academy (e.g. CPP-F, CPP-SA, CPLP-AU, CPRP, CPRE, CPP-Mexico, etc. or any other national variant)


2. Two or more years as an World Urban Parks “Professional Membership” designation.


3. Four years of park management experience, with two at the senior professional level (e.g., supervisor, consultant, senior planner).


4. A completed CPP-I application and self-assessments.

Re-certification form:
Certified Park Professional International (CPP-I) program

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    Re-certification rate is $65.00 USD.
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