This page lists the most sought-after designations and certifications in the real estate industry. As you consider your career path in the industry, these certification and certificate programs can enhance your professionalism, as they have done for thousands of other commercial real estate professionals across the globe.



BOMI – Real Property Administrator

The RPA® Designation program positions property managers for success by providing insight into and knowledge of operating a commercial building. You’ll gain a full understanding of the diverse aspects of property management involved in analyzing a building in its entirety. The RPA® program will teach you to maximize a building’s net income while minimizing risks, thereby enhancing your standing in the industry and positioning you for long-term success.


BOMI – Facilities Management Administrator

The FMA® Designation program positions you as a key strategic contributor within your organization by helping you to create a productive work environment and handle tenant issues such as daily operations, maintenance, comfort, and safety.


BOMI – Systems Maintenance Technician

The Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT®) designation program provides today’s technicians with the skills that will help them stand out as top performers, who can raise a building’s efficiency while reducing operating costs. The SMT program covers every major building operating system, from HVAC to plumbing to electrical and overall control systems.


BOMI – Systems Maintenance Administrator

The Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA®) program further distinguishes professionals with the advanced knowledge required to run a sound, efficient, cost-effective maintenance department. Building on the SMT designation with additional courses on administration, energy management, and environmental health and safety issues, the SMA program helps prepare maintenance professionals for a career in facilities management.


BOMI – BOMI High-Performance Designation

This designation provides learners with an in-depth understanding of how to define, initiate, pay for, complete, and obtain a return on investment for sustainable initiatives within all segments of a building or portfolio. Simply complete all three courses in BOMI’s new High-Performance program.


Certificate Programs


BOMI – Building Energy Certificate (BEC)

Recommended for those in operational and system maintenance roles. Through BOMI International’s new BEC Program, practitioners in operational and system maintenance roles can learn foundational concepts that relate to reducing energy consumption from a technical perspective.  This program teaches the necessary skills to enable the implementation of sustainability efforts in the built environment.


BOMI – Building Systems Maintenance Certificate (SMC)

Recommended for those who operate and maintain multiple building systems. The SMC program provides in-depth information on key building principles, including efficient energy management and water treatment. This program will also help you gain a better understanding of HVAC, plumbing, and other building systems that work together to provide a comfortable indoor environment.



BOMI – High-Performance Sustainable Buildings: HVAC Optimization

High-Performance Sustainable Buildings: HVAC Optimization consists of five, scenario-based online modules focused on the relationship among the facility manager, building tenants, and systems maintenance personnel. BOMI International’s new program was developed using the latest instructional design techniques, using animated, real-life scenarios to provide learners with immediately applicable learning opportunities.