TSAE CAE Study Course

TSAE offers a Study Course twice a year to help professionals prepare for the Certified Association Executive (CAE) exam.

An experienced CAE professional leads the discussion as the group explores the eight (8) domains of association management and works through sample exam questions.

Participants can also receive audio recordings of the sessions. This Study Course is a great way to ask questions, find study partners, and earn 18 CAE hours.

The 2024 Spring CAE Study Course is currently underway!  

Your next opportunity to sign up will be coming soon. Course beginning Sept 11, 2024.


Fall 2024 CAE Study Course:

Regular Meeting Schedule

September 11 - November 13, 2024
Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Zoom video conference

Study Course Includes
  • Kick-off orientation to learn more about the process
  • 8 weekly Zoom meetings covering the 8 domains (Wednesdays, 1:30 - 3:30 PM)
  • Review of study questions with experienced CAEs and peers
  • Recordings of meetings available
  • Access to digital flashcards
  • 18 CAE Hours
Study Course Fees
TSAE CAE Study Course TSAE Member Non-Member
First Time $499 $799
Retake $299 $599


Helpful Links

Eligibility Requirements
Access CAE application (log in required)
Exam Content Outline
Core Resources list from ASAE
Order "CAE Study Guide: Preparation Reference for the Certified Association Executive Exam"  
Access CAE renewal application (log in required)  
Visit the ASAE CAE Information Page for more information

Upcoming Exam Dates & Deadlines


CAE Exam Date: May 1-14, 2024.
Application deadline: Friday, February 24, 2024.

FALL 2024

CAE Exam date: December 1-14, 2024
Application deadline: Friday, September 27, 2024


TSAE is a CAE Registered Provider. This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer that has been approved for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation. We will maintain records of your participation in accordance with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Registered Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae


*CAE Study Course hours may only be earned once. Credit hours are applied to your TSAE record after the full course is completed. You may only apply hours for those courses attended prior to the exam application deadline.

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