Student CHAE Certification

Students studying to be a hospitality professional have the opportunity to get an edge on competition by earning a CHAE designation. This option is available to those enrolled in a degree program with 90 semester hours completed. 

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Exam Checklist

Prepare for the Student CHAE Program

  • Request transcripts
  • Request two letters of recommendation
  • Complete the Application for Examination. Be sure to indicate your choice of exam date. If you do not know when you wish to take the exam, you may check undecided.
  • Notify the Certification Manager at least 10 business days prior to the date of the exam.
  • Return this information to the Certification Manager.

All application materials must be received no later than 10 business days prior to your chosen exam date. The appropriate examination fee must be paid at the time of application. Upon receipt of all the above information, the Certification Manager will advise you no less than two weeks prior to the exam date whether you are eligible to sit for the exam.

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