Professional Accreditation


Accredited Municipal Professional  

The AMP designation is a completely distinct tier of the CMO that allows municipal professionals in a non-management/leadership roles the chance to demonstrate their competence. Candidates must be able to demonstrate applied knowledge and skill in five municipal competency areas using their municipal accomplishments. The AMP designation informs future pursuit of the CMO but does not provide credit to the CMO which is inherently management focused. 

AMP Competency Framework

The Accredited Municipal Professional (AMP) designation is a key component of the tiered CMO designation program. The AMP designation is conferred upon municipal professionals in a non-management/leadership role who have met a high standard of rigor in demonstrating knowledge and competence in municipal administration in the following 5 competence areas…. 
  1. Municipal Operations
  2. Service Delivery
  3. Communication
  4. Government Relations & Citizen Engagement
  5. Managing Work

Are You Ready To Apply For The AMP?

Utilize the AMP infographics below (click to enlarge) or begin reviewing the program resource materials to assist you in navigating the AMP journey.



AMP Accreditation Handbook
AMP Registration Form

AMP Self-Assessment Checklist


AMP Testimonials

"My recent completion of the AMP program and achievement of my AMP designation is one of my greatest educational and professional achievements to date. The AMP program allowed me to reflect on my career thus far and I look forward to pursing my CMO designation in the future."
Becky M. Jamieson, AMP, Deputy Clerk, Township of Brock

For Assistance

After reading the AMP handbook, feel free to contact Nikki Gaudon, Accreditation Coordinator with any further inquiries.