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Certification Institute for Municipal Clerks (CMC)

Purpose

The Certified Municipal Clerk Institute (CMC) is designed to inform municipal clerks of their expanding responsibilities, shared experiences and improved work procedures.  This program offers solutions to common problems and helps municipal clerks extend their critical professional capacities at all levels of government.

Program

The Certified Municipal Clerk program is designed to enhance the job performance of the clerk in small and large municipalities. To earn the CMC designation, a municipal clerk must attend extensive education programs. The CMC designation also requires pertinent experience in a municipality. The CMC program prepares the applicants to meet the challenges of the complex role of the municipal clerk by providing them with quality education in partnership with institutions of higher learning, as well as state / provincial / national associations.

All points for CMC certification shall be earned according to the provisions of the IIMC Education Guidelines.

The following are the requirements for obtaining the CMC designation with The University of Alabama:

  • You must attend six training institutes, a total of 120 contact hours, to successfully complete the CMC certificate program.


Master Municipal Clerk Academy (MMC)

Purpose

The Master Municipal Clerk Academy is designed to inform municipal clerks of their expanding responsibilities, shared experiences and improved work procedures.  This program offers solutions to common problems and helps municipal clerks extend their critical professional capacities at all levels of government.

Program

The Master Municipal Clerk Academy is one of the two professional designations granted by IIMC. The MMCA program is an advanced continuing education program that prepares participants to perform complex municipal duties. The program has an extensive and rigorous educational component and a professional and social contribution component. MMC applicants must demonstrate that they have actively pursued education and professional activities.

All points for MMC certification shall be earned according to the provisions of the IIMC Education Guidelines.

The following are the requirements for obtaining the MMC designation with The University of Alabama:

  •  You must attend six training institutes, a total of 120 contact hours, to successfully complete the MMC certificate program.