Professional Certification Opportunities & Management Certificate Program
MAILCOM certification and management certificate programs take your achievements and raise them to the professional standard of the industry. All programs are Board certified and guaranteed to make a difference in your management career. You can earn your professional credentials through the MCOM, CMDSM, CMDSS, MDC and OSP programs. And, you can earn Management Certificates in specific areas of study.
To request your transcript of MCOM Certification credits to date, use the Message option at the bottom of this page.
You can also use the Message option if you have questions about these programs.
Management Certificate Program
Come to MAILCOM and earn a Management Certificate in one of a dozen-plus areas of specialized study. Delegates who attend at least three (3) sessions within each Certificate Track, plus both days of General Keynotes, will receive a certificate signifying completion.
Full conference registrants may receive two certificates. The same rules apply as working towards one certificate. Past conference attendees can use previous credits towards a certificate if they submit the partially completed form with the appropriate proctor validation stamps for the same discipline.
In 2023, the following management certificates will be available:
MCOM Master Certification in Mail Communications
The Master Certification in Mail Communications (MCOM) program is specifically designed for those advanced professionals who have earned MAILCOM Certificates, as well as CMDSM, CMDSS, CMM, EMCM, and other credential programs. MCOM Master Certification is issued upon completion of the entire Certificate Program. All managers who earn the requisite certificates receive the Master Certification in Mail Communications (MCOM) professional credentials.
CMDSM and CMDSS Certifications
Celebrating its 35th year of service to the industry, the CMDSM program offers serious professionals the chance to earn their professional credentials. Since 1989 the Mail Systems Management Association has acted as the certifying agency for the mail systems profession. Today hundreds of professionals have earned their CMDSM credentials through the intensive certification program administered by the MSMA.National Certification Week has been designated the week of MAILCOM by the Mail Systems Management Association.
Every qualified manager, who has been pre-approved by the MSMA, can take the written final exam at MAILCOM to earn the designation “Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Manager” (CMDSM). The MSMA will also be offering CMDSS certification during MAILCOM. Qualifying suppliers interested in earning their “Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Supplier” (CMDSS) credentials are invited to submit an application.
For details on CMDSM and CMDSS certifications call 1-800-714-MSMA or click here for CMDSM application and information.
Mailpiece Design Consultant (MDC)
MDC Professional Certification is offered at the Spring and Fall conferences. MDC Certification focuses on everything mail including; classes of mail, mail-piece design, commercial mail preparation/requirements, extra services and more…. This is a great opportunity for you to add even more value to your organization… along with a new certification to your resume!
The MDC workshop & exam schedule is posted about 90 days prior to the conference. A review session is followed by the opportunity to immediately take the open-book exam! The fee for this event is $60 for MSMA members and $75 for non-MSMA members and includes the review session, refreshments and the exam.
Office Service Professional Certification (OSP)
The Office Service Professional Certification (OSPC) is a new training and certification process for individuals involved with domestic and international mail, administrative services, distribution, logistics, shipping/receiving, communications and more.
The certification program is being offered through to MSMA with the Association of Office Service Professionals. For more information click here.
To check your MCOM credits and requirements or for any other certification inquiry, complete below: