Individual Membership

NCMA is a fast-growing, collaborative network of contract management and acquisition professionals. Individual Membership provides access to our sound contract management practices, certification programs, professional development and multiple networks for the free exchange of ideas.

Regular Membership

Ideally suited for the full-time contract management professional. When you join under Regular Membership, you:

  • Join a community of nearly 20,000 professionals united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and innovate.
  • Opportunities to widen your network and enhance your personal brand.
  • Access free monthly webinars.
  • Attend conferences at a discounted member rate.
  • Learn online 24/7 with on-demand training and receive special members-only pricing.
  • Receive the bi-monthly CM News e-newsletter.
  • Stay up to date with our publications Contract Management Magazine and the Journal of Contract Management.
  • Ask or answer questions and get valuable advice in Collaborate, the online community forum.
  • Use the online directory to engage with other contract management and acquisition professionals.
  • Mentor the next generation of leaders
  • Gain a fresh perspective and read about successful innovations as they are happening on the Acquisition Innovation Hub.

Dues: $160 USD
Initiation Fee: $25 USD

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New Professional

Designed for those 33 years old or younger. New Professional membership enables you to gain a competitive edge with employers and showcase your commitment to your profession. Same great membership benefits, but with less financial burden for those just starting out in their career.

Dues: $95
Initiation Fee: $25

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Student Membership

For students, we offer a special dues-reduced membership. Must be enrolled full-time in an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Full-time is defined as 12 or more credit hours for undergraduate students, and six or more hours for graduate students. 

Dues: $45 USD

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Retired Membership

Must be retired and no longer employed full-time.

Dues: $75

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