Commercial real estate professionals look to BOMA as a leading source for industry education. BOMA San Diego offers a variety of education programs to fit the needs of building owners, mid- to senior-level management company executives, corporate facility managers and onsite personnel.

BOMI International Designations and BOMI Courses

Founded in 1970, BOMI is known for its industry-standard designations – the Real Property Administrator (RPA), Facilities Management Administrator (FMA),  Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA) and Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT).

As the trusted property and facilities educational resource of choice for today’s top corporations, government agencies, property management firms, unions, and trade associations, BOMI works across industry sectors to improve the skills of property and facility management professionals.  More than 20,000 professionals hold one -or more -BOMI designations, and over 80,000 students have turned to BOMI for premier education and training.

BOMI's mission is to be the premier international provider of educational products and services to the property and facility management industries.

BOMI certification programs can help increase your earning power and advance your career. The certification programs offered in partnership with BOMA San Diego are listed below.
  •     Real Property Administrator (RPA)
  •     Facilities Management Administrator (FMA)
  •     Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT)
  •     Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA)

Registration and payment must be completed 10 days prior to the class in order to secure books and other materials which are shipped from the East coast.

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Testing Information

Computer-Based Testing will be implemented for all BOMI International examinations, except Ethics is Good Business® ShortCourse™ The Ethics exam will be administered online using BOMI’s Learning Management System.  Exams will be administered at Pearson Vue owned or authorized, secure locations.

The online exam fee is $60. Students have six months to take the exam beginning from the first day of class.  Eligibility Period for Ethics is three month from the first day of class.

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Foundations of Real Estate Management

Foundations of Real Estate Management is a soup-to-nuts, 5-module, 28-hour entry-level course, covering the fundamentals of commercial real estate administration, management, building systems, accounting and reporting, contract management, and more. Students receive classroom instruction from seasoned pros, reinforced by behind-the-scenes tours of outstanding buildings. There are live, in-person training sessions with small class sizes to facilitate learning, discussion, and team activities. Foundations courses offer the complete package—instruction, peer networking, property tours, and a comprehensive course manual that is easy to read and understand and a valuable resource back on the job.

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BOMA International Education

The industry's most highly respected and comprehensive educational resource, BOMA University, offers a variety of courses and programs designed to enhance and advance the careers of real estate professionals. Courses are offered in a variety of media, from traditional seminars and courses to online and audio seminars.

With courses addressing the full range of industry issues — from emerging regulatory and codes issues, to strategies for enhancing asset value and improving operations, to best practices with tenants — BOMA offers training to address every need, schedule and budget.