The CAP examination is developed and administered by IAAP® Headquarters and Assessment Systems. To attain the CAP rating, a candidate must meet certain educational and work experience requirements which are part of a four-step process. Upon successful completion of the CAP examination, successful candidates may be awarded credit in the following courses provided that appropriate CAP documentation is attached. Note: Former CPS holders were automatically upgraded to CAP designation in 2011.

New Certified Administrative Professional – CAP

Credits Allowed: 21

SubjectCourse TitleCredits
ITE 115Introduction to Computer Application and Concepts3 credits
AST 101Keyboarding I3 credits
AST 205Business Communications3 credits
AST 243Office Administration3 credits
BUS 205Human Resources Management3 credits
BUS 200Principles of Management3 credits
BUS 202Applied Management Principles3 credits

To learn more about the CAP exams, and to obtain an official transcript, contact:

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)
10502 N Ambassador Dr.,
Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: 816-891-6600
Fax: 816-891-9118