Academy of Association Management

The Academy of Association Management is the only statewide educational program specifically designed for association professionals who want to broaden their understanding of association management in an interactive and engaging manner. REGISTER NOW.

Whether you’ve just transitioned into the association industry, are a new executive or identify as an emerging professional, the Academy of Association Management is a career win for you and your association. Upon completion, you will:

  • Be well-versed in 11 core areas of association management

  • Understand how these core areas interrelate for effective association management 

  • Have a diverse network of professional colleagues on which to call

  • Have completed 27.5 hours towards earning the Certified Association Executive credential

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Academy Faculty

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academy Schedule  

The Academy has open enrollment so participants may start at any point in the cycle. The course runs from January – December with a hiatus in July. Participants have 24 months to complete all 11 sessions required to graduate.

Continuing Education Credits

Participants earn 2.5 hours of CE credits for attendance at each session. Participants that complete all 11 sessions (27.5 CEs) earn a certificate.   


Members may enroll in the full course for the reduced rate of $999 and individual sessions for $109. Non members may enroll in the full course for $1199. Register now. 

Consent to Use Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, MSAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees’ image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by MSAE.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellation requests received in writing at least seven business days before the first session will be refunded minus a $50 administrative charge. No-shows will not be refunded. Substitutions may be made at any time however continuing education credits cannot be transferred for completed sessions. All refund requests must be submitted in writing to