IAAPA Certification Program
For more than 90 years, IAAPA has served the attractions industry - providing you and your organization the opportunity to grow highly successful businesses and deliver amazing guest experiences around the world. Now it is time to focus on your personal growth and take your career to the next level.
IAAPA certification is designed to elevate the professional standards of the attractions industry. Through a combination of classroom work and on-the-job experience, the program offers attractions professionals like yourself the opportunity to further your knowledge of all aspects of the industry – and, in turn, advance your career.
Certification is offered at three successive levels:
Certified Attractions Manager
Your certification journey begins here. Emphasis is placed on expanding your knowledge in five key domains: marketing, finance, revenue generation, operations, and human resources.
Certified Attractions Professional
The second level of certification focuses on your ability to analyze information and make sound decisions within the attractions industry.
Certified Attractions Executive
The highest achievement for those with extensive industry experience, you can hone your ability to develop a strategic vision for your company.
IAAPA Certification will not only improve your career by increasing your professional skills and ability, but will also create meaningful connections as you network with other professionals in the program.
The Certification programs will be launched beginning with the Certified Attractions Executive level in 2010. Subsequently, additional information and opportunities for certifications will be rolled out in the future.
To be added to IAAPA's mailing list to receive updates as new Certification information and details are released, please send your contact information to Certification Information.