Chapter Presidents Council Study Manual for the AICP Certification Exam

This exam preparation manual has been prepared on behalf of the Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) of the American Planning Association (APA) to assist those who are preparing to take the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification Exam. It has been reproduced for sale to prospective members of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and others who are interested in planning as a professional pursuit. This manual includes an enhanced introduction that provides broader context about the exam and additional detail on each of the five section topics, designed to provide more clarity about what you will be tested on and to help you successfully prepare for the exam. Additional recommendations on preparing for the AICP Certification Exam are available on the APA website, including the updated Exam Content Outline and reading list. Disclaimer: Using this study guide does not guarantee you will pass the exam. This is an overview of compiled by the volunteer Professional Development Officers of APA’s Chapter Presidents Council.