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General Information

The College of Continuing Studies offers professional training opportunities for Alabama Municipal Clerks to assist them in earning their Certified Municipal Clerk and Master Municipal Clerk professional designations.  The Certification Institute for Municipal Clerks (CMC) and Master Municipal Clerk Academy (MMC)  is held biannually.  

The Municipal Management Training Institute for Municipal Clerks and Administrators is a conference held annually, traditionally in the fall, in varying locations around the state of Alabama.  The annual conference provides city clerks and administrators with an overview of important issues and concerns facing them professionally. The registration fee is $285 per person. Registration is available online, by phone or by mail. View complete registration information.

Anyone can attend the training institutes and the annual conference.  For more information on receiving a certificate, please refer to the "Certification" page.

Continuing Education

Each Municipal Clerks Training Institute generally provides 20 contact hours of continuing education.  CPE through the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy is also granted.  The exact amount can vary.  Please contact Allison Carr at for the exact number of approved credits.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations made within fourteen days of the event will not be given a refund, a substitute participant may be designated at no additional cost. The University of Alabama reserves the right to cancel, post-pone or combine class sections; to limit registration; or to change instructors. Any money-back guarantee offered on specific programs does not necessarily apply to other programs of The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies.

Request for Accommodations

The University of Alabama is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Requests for accommodation of physical and/or dietary needs should be made at least 30 calendar days in advance of the program date. Please email your request to Pamela Harvey at