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Certification Requirements

Certification Types

United States

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Registered Athletic Administrator

(RAA)

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • LTC 501, 502, 503

Additional Requirements

  • None

Cost to Apply

  • Member: $75
  • Non-member: $160
REGISTERED MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR

(RMSAA)

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • LTC 501, 502, 503

Additional requirements

  • LTC 504, 700, 701

Cost to apply

  • Member: $100
  • Non-member: $185
CERTIFIED ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR

(CAA)

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • LTC 501, 502, 503

Additional requirements

  • 2+ years experience
  • Employed as an AD
  • LTC 504, 506
  • Pass CAA exam

Cost to apply

  • Member: $175
  • Non-member: $260
CERTIFIED MASTER ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR

(CMAA)

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • LTC 501, 502, 503, 504, 506

Additional requirements

  • CAA
  • Employed as an AD
  • LTC 508, 510
  • LTC 600 Level (1)
  • LTC 700 Level (1)
  • Elective courses (3)
  • Complete project

Cost to apply

  • Member: $200
  • Non-member: $285
Certification Types

International

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REGISTERED INTERNATIONAL ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR

(RIAA)

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • LTC 901, 902

Additional requirements

  • None

Cost to apply

  • Member: $75
  • Non-member: $160
CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATOR

(CIAA)

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • LTC 901, 902, 903, 904, 504

Additional requirements

  • 2+ years experience
  • Employed as an AD
  • Pass CIAA exam

Cost to apply

  • Member: $175
  • Non-member: $260

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