Frequently Asked Questions

Course Delivery Options

As a BOMI International student, you have the option to study in a way that is most convenient for you and your learning style. Check out the options below to find the best course delivery method for your education:
Instructor-Led Online Courses 
  • Become a part of a growing virtual learning community
  • Access your courses online 24/7, including mobile connectivity
  • Learn conveniently when and where you want
  • Interact on a daily basis with expert instructors
  • Share personal and professional knowledge and experience with peers via open discussions
  • Network with peers nationally and internationally to exchange information and experiences
  • Put concepts into perspective to improve your working knowledge using simulations and valuable resource links
  • Join in on live web review sessions to clarify key learning concepts
  • Run your own reports to monitor your success using the course report options
  • Take multiple courses at the same time, made possible through the flexibility of the Instructor-Led Online format  
  • View a demo at www.bomiecampus.org
  • Username: demo
  • Password: demo

Click here to see BOMI’s schedule for Instructor-Led Online classes
 

Accelerated Review

  • Interact face-to-face with expert instructors and peers
  • Learn quickly--each course takes only 3-4 days
  • Meet local industry peers to build your professional network

Semester-Lengh Classroom

  • Interact face-to-face with expert instructors and peers
  • Learn in traditional  classroom settings, which allow extensive review of the material to increase retention rates
  • Accommodate your busy schedule by taking advantage of courses over an extended period of time

Self-Study

  • Students study independently and at their own pace
  • Fits into any lifestyle

Exams

BOMI International provides computer-based testing (CBT) through Pearson VUE. Computer-based testing allows BOMI International to continue to maintain the high standards of the current examination process while adding numerous benefits for both candidates and their employers. CBT demonstrates our commitment to providing stakeholders with the highest levels of service and security. 
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Competency Credits and Transfer Credits

We realize that what you’ve learned on the job or at other educational institutions is valuable. Therefore, we offer options for obtaining credit for that experience.
Designation Programs
Students enrolled in the RPA® designation, FMA® designation, or SMA® designation programs are eligible to apply for competency credits through two methods:
  • Administrative Competency - An application process by which a student is given credit for specific courses from accredited colleges and universities, or from specific professional credentials, including the CCIM, CPM, CSM, PE, SIOR, and more.
    •  RPA®  designation 
    •  FMA®  designation 
    •  SMT®/SMA®   designations
  • Competency by Review - Allows students to earn credit based on their individual academic and professional experiences. Please contact BOMI International for specific course application(s).
Unless otherwise noted, students may receive competency credit for a maximum of:
  • Three courses in the RPA® desgination and FMA® designation programs
  • Two courses in the SMT® designation program
  • One SMA® designation course
Download the Competency Brochure in PDF format for additional details. To transfer credits between designation programs, complete and submit the Transfer of Credit Form

Certificate Programs

Credit for courses awarded through a competency option do not qualify for certificate programs, with the exception of Budgeting and Accounting for the Property Management Financial Proficiency Certificate (PMFP). 
For questions regarding all competency program options, contact BOMI International at 1.800.235.BOMI (2664) or service@bomi.org