Certified Master of Career Services™ (CMCS)
-- a new professional credential intended to recognize the contributions of non-counselors who have mastered a variety of roles within the field of career services.
What is the Certified Master of Career Services™ (CMCS) credential?
This credential is intended for non-counselors who have mastered a variety of roles within the field of career services. Examples of these roles are senior consultant, professional coach, senior advisor, senior workforce practitioner, trainer, executive recruiter, and master resume writer.
Who is eligible for the CMCS?
To apply for the CMCS credential, an applicant must be able to successfully document the completion of a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (any major/discipline) and 7 years of full time (14,000 hours) work experience OR a Master’s degree (or higher) and 5 years of full time (10,000 hours) work experience. The work experience used to satisfy this application requirement must be in the field of career services/development.
Before beginning your application, we highly recommend that you read all the FAQs under "Learn More" and review the new " CMCS Study Guide".