Certified Materials & Resource Professional Certification

CMRP logoInvest in your future by earning the Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) professional designation. Nationally recognized, CMRP is a premier credential based on sound assessment that provides distinction in a competitive marketplace. CMRP status delivers both internal and external rewards. It signifies a commitment to career advancement while representing accomplishment and expertise within the health care supply chain community. CMRP is designed and administered by the American Hospital Association Certification Center (AHA-CC).

An updated version of the CMRP exam will be released on August 12, 2018. In conjunction with the new exam, AHRMM will be releasing the sixth edition of the review guide and an updated CMRP eLearning course in June 2018. If you are planning on taking the exam August 12 or later, we recommend waiting to purchase the new study materials.

Explore the sections below to access information, resources, and tools designed to help guide your path to obtaining the CMRP designation.


AHA-CC CMRP Certification Center

CMRP Handbook

Self-Assessment Examinations (SAE)


CMRP Frequently Asked Questions


CMRP Course Bundle

Courses in the CMRP Bundle are also sold individually:

Cost Management

Information Technology and Data Management 

Logistics and Inventory Management

MMIS Systems Evaluation Selection

Purchasing and Contract Management

Strategic Planning and Leadership


The CMRP Renewal Process – Plan Early, Document Often
Free resource, available in a podcast and webcast format.


Materials Management Review Guide 5th Edition - also available as an eBook!



$275 member / $425 non-member

$135 member / $225 non-member

Self Assessment Exam (SAE):
$115 member / $200 non-member


CMRP Renewal

The renewal cycle for the CMRP credential is three years, with expiration on the last day of the month in which certification expires.

Renewal may be achieved by completing eligible professional development activities or retaking and passing the CMRP Examination.

The issued CMRP certificate indicates the date certification was earned and expires.

To learn more, visit the CMRP FAQs or download the CMRP Renewal Application


Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the CMRP FAQs page for more information on renewing or obtaining your CMRP designation.