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Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) Designation

The Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation, instituted in 1975, is the hallmark of professional credit union achievement. Designed for credit union staff looking to gain the knowledge and experience needed to advance their careers, this program teaches advanced credit union management and operations techniques.

CUNA has aligned the CCUE designation with Credit Union Management School and students now earn the designation upon completing all three years of the program, three exams, two projects and an oral presentation.

Attend and complete all coursework for all three years of Credit Union Management School

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credits for eight of CUNA designations. Founded in 1918, ACE is the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, representing more than 1,600 college and university presidents and more than 200 related associations nationwide. It provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy. For more information, visit the ACE CREDIT website.

If you have questions about earning this designation, please call 800-356-9655 or email for assistance.