Certification: CMAA

Certified Master Athletic Administrator

Open to experienced athletic administrators that hold a Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) designation and employed or retired from a public or private school setting that serves grades 6-12. Through the NIAAA accredited program, the candidate must complete a series of twelve courses and complete a written or oral project. The project is evaluated and assessed by the Certification Committee of the NIAAA. Upon approval and acceptance the candidate will be afforded a certificate of completion and will be granted all rights and privileges of a national board certified, Certified Master Athletic Administrator.

View a sample CMAA personal data form.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Have attained CAA designation
  • Approval of Personal Data Form (PDF)
  • Employed or retired from a school, school district, state athletic administrator association or state athletic/activities association in such capacity that the administration of interscholastic athletics is (was) among one’s job responsibilities
  • All requirements and PDF credits earned since CAA designation, except for leadership training courses
  • Submission of supporting documentation
  • Completion of NIAAA Leadership Training Courses 501, 502, 503, 504, 506, 508 and 510. College and University course work will not be accepted unless the curriculum incorporates the entire content of the required Leadership Training Course
  • Completion of minimum of five (5) LTI electives (one course each from 600 and 700 categories and three courses from any level (500, 600, 700, 900).
  • Completion of a graduate level written project or oral presentation
  • Obtain the verifying signature of a principal, superintendent, state athletic administrators association staff
  • Read and abide by the NIAAA Code of Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Candidate must provide copy of course completion certificates with PDF or submit an NIAAA transcript available through the membership portal

You are not logged in.

Click Log In/Register to log in in order to access/join this Certification.

Log In/Register
Question? Don't hesitate to
contact support