Designation Programs

The Columbus Apartment Association is recognized as a leading educator for the Multihousing Industry. We provide comprehensive educational programs for multifamily property owners, property management companies, and those businesses that support them. Our instructors are some of the most respected educators in the industry.

Designation Programs

The CAA Offers the National Apartment Association designation programs; these are professional certifications for each level of the apartment industry.

National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP)
Leasing professionals are the first people prospective residents meet, and often their only gauge of the property staff. This course is designed to teach these professionals skills to help them become top producers.

Certified Apartment Manager (CAM)

The on-site manager is vital link between apartment residents and the community owners and investors. That’s why more and more apartment owners and investors are asking specifically for NAA-designated CAMS to fill their staffing needs.

Introducing a NEW way to become a Certified Apartment Manager: CAM Online. If you are a busy professional who may not have the time or ability to travel to your training, CAM Online may meet your needs!

Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS)
Competition is fierce in today’s growing multihousing industry. Yet a designation earned through NAA’s Certified Apartment Property Supervisor program offers enhanced opportunities for the multi-site supervisor.

Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS)
Suppliers are important liaisons to the multifamily housing industry. This course is designed as an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by the apartment manager customer. The course is ideal for new salespeople as well as veterans of the industry.

More Info
Need more designation information? Contact the CAA at 614-488-2115 or