How to Become a CFM

Step 1. Fill out the student application form below

Fill out the application below so we know you’re interested in becoming a CFM and to get on our mailing list.

The FMCP newsletter is the best source of information for upcoming approved training courses, exam dates, and other events.

Step 2. Enroll in an upcoming leadership training program hosted by an approved provider and complete the course.

The FMCP website and newsletter is constantly updated with information on upcoming enrollment periods for approved training programs.

Step 3. Sign up to take the exam.

Once you’ve completed the training course, you’ll be eligible to sit for the exam corresponding to the CFM level of the training course you completed.

The FMCP website and newsletter provides the latest upcoming exam administration dates for both online and in-person opportunities to take the exam.

FMCP Student Application

    First Name*
    Last Name*
    Phone Number*
    Your Email*
    Highest Degree Conferred*
    Number of Years in Forensics*


    Have you attended a preparation course for this certification?*

    If yes:

    What is the name of the course you attended?

    Who was the provider?

    Did you successfully complete the course? Yes/No

    If yes when did you complete the course?

    If no, skip.

    Did you attend the ASCLD Leadership Academy prior to 2019?*

    If yes when did you attend?

    Did you attend the WVU Forensic Management Academy?*

    If yes when did you attend?

    Verify that you are not a robot.

    Thank you for submitting your application. You will be notified of your application status within five business days. If you have any questions, please contact or call 866.252.8415.