Education Overview

BOMA Austin is an authorized provider of BOMI Internationals high-quality, advanced education programs. BOMI International, founded in 1970, is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to training professionals in the commercial property management and facility management industries. BOMI International develops specialized courses and comprehensive designation programs for property managers, facility managers, and building engineers and technicians. Visit for complete updates and information.

BOMI Designation Programs

A BOMI International designation is considered a symbol of excellence throughout the property and facility management industry. It verifies that you have the professional skills and experience required to perform at the highest level.

BOMI International offers five Professional Designation Programs:

BOMI Certification Programs:

The BOMI International certificate program is ideal for students who are new to the commercial real estate industry or are upgrading their skills, the certificate program provides credit for academic accomplishments and is a good way to begin your journey toward a BOMI International designation.

NEW Property Manager Certification Program

Finally, the commercial real estate industry has a professional certification that provides early recognition for foundational knowledge and guides the next generation of property managers toward greater responsibility and success in their careers: the Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP).

Just announced: The BOMA Foundation has created a new scholarship to fund individuals pursuing the CMCP certification. Up to eight scholarships will be awarded per quarter. Learn more and apply.

Why the CMCP Certification Is Right for You!

  • CMCP is the only certification of its kind for early career commercial property managers you may qualify with as little as one years experience
  • Instantly communicates your ability to be an effective commercial property manager with a strong understanding of the responsibilities of the role
  • Offers recognition early in your career and increases your value to your company and the industry
  • Signals to employers you have the potential to advance and grow in your career and can navigate the fast-changing world of commercial real estate
  • Boosts confidence by validating your knowledge of fundamental commercial real estate operations and management principles
  • May increase your chances for promotion and/or additional responsibilities and opportunities

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Continuing Professional Development

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program requires RPA, FMA, and SMA graduates to acquire 18 points of continuing education credit every three years in order to maintain active status of their designation.

Experience Requirement

To earn a BOMI designation, candidates are required to demonstrate three years of verifiable experience. This policy ensures that people awarded a Designation are high-caliber, well trained professionals


Scholarships are granted annually to qualifying candidates taking classroom courses in any of the following programs.

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Course Delivery Options

As a BOMI International student, you have the option to study in a way that is most convenient for you and your learning style. Check out the options below to find the best course delivery method for your education:

  • Instructor-Led Classroom
  • Corporate Onsite Instruction
  • Self-Study
  • Accelerated Review/ Semester-Length Classroom