BOMI International Designations


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 leading 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. Any registrations after the first deadline date will incur a late fee. Please check the online registration page of each course for applicable dates.

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, authorized or secure locations.

Students have six months to take the exam beginning from the first day of class. Eligibility Period for Ethics is three months from the first day of class. Click here for further information regarding
Computer Based Testing and testing locations near you.
Enrolling in BOMI

To enroll in a BOMI Designations program and obtain your Student I.D. number, please add the "Purchase Option" for the BOMI One-Time Enrollment Fee (priced at $175) on the online registration form for the first BOMI course you wish to take (see 2017 Schedule of Courses below). When prompted to enter your Student I.D. number, please note that you are a new student. BOMI will issue you your Student I.D. number prior to the first day of the course.

  • BOMA San Diego Members Course Fee: $1,135
  • Non-Members Course Fee: $1,235
  • **Note: New students are required to pay a one-time, $225 enrollment fee.
  • **Note: Students enrolling in a 2nd designation or certificate program are required to pay a one-time, $100 enrollment fee
2019 Schedule of Classes
(**You may access registration by simply clicking the applicable course title link below.)
  • March 7-9: Environmental Health & Safety Issues
  • April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17: Foundations of Real Estate Management
  • July 26: Ethics is Good Business
  • September 19-21: Law & Risk Management
  • October 17-19: Real Estate Investment & Finance

Registering for Courses

How can students register for courses? 
Registration and payment can be made on BOMA San Diego's "Event Calendar" page. Simply scroll to the "Events" tab at and click on "Upcoming Events" in the drop-down menu to be directed to the calendar. 
All courses currently available for registration will be shown on the calendar month in which they are being held. Registration for classes typically closes three weeks prior to the class start date. 
Please contact the current BOMA Education Committee chair, Rachel Willis, with any additional questions at