Become a CFM

Three letters represent the most respected credentials in Facility Management.

IFMA’s CFM program stands out from all other facility-related designations.

IFMA’s certification program strives to:

  • Assure professional excellence
  • Establish standards for professional practice
  • Increase recognition for the profession in the organization & in the community
  • Influence the future direction of the profession

How do I benefit from gaining my CFM?

Earning the CFM designation will give you the satisfaction of personal achievement and the knowledge that you measure up to the highest standards of your profession. Certification can create opportunities for you to find new and better positions.

CFM’s typically earn an estimated $8,000.00 more per year than non-CFM’s

How is competency defined?

Competency means a CFM has demonstrated the ability to apply the use of specific skills and knowledge as a facility management professional.

Some exciting things are happening in the area of how the CFM exam is administered. IFMA Tulsa chapter members are now able to take the exam online at Prometric Inc.  The Tulsa location of Prometric Inc. (5472 Sylvan Technology Center) is located at

3015 EAST SKELLY DR
STE 254
TULSA,  OK 74105
(918)747-9333

To find out more about becoming a CFM, contact Ross Phippen at 918-582-2220 or e-mail him at rossp@cowenconstruction.com. You may also visit the IFMA International web site at http://www.ifma.org/learning/fm_credentials/cfm_applications.cfm.