|Credential:||Certified Association Executive (CAE)|
|Credentialing Agency:||American Society of Association Executives|
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification provides candidates with professional experiences in leadership roles or staff related roles, to take on further responsibilities of managing a non-profit organization or association. A CAE has a wide range of knowledge essential to managing an association. CAE candidates must meet one of the eligibility requirements. Candidates must pass a written exam.
More information can be found on the certifying agency's website.
Certified Association Executive (CAE)
The following Army Occupations provide training and/or experience that contributes to attaining this credential:
Army Table Legend
The military occupations shown in this table are related to this credential in one of four ways: Most, Some, or Other.
Most: This credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the military occupation (at least 80%). Note that the credential may require additional education, training or experience before you are eligible for it.
Some: This credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the military occupation (related 80% to at least one or more critical tasks but less than 80% of all of the entire military occupation). Note that the credential may require additional education, training or experience before you are eligible for it.
Other: This credential is related to this military occupation, but is more advanced or specialized and therefore will likely require additional education, training, or experience.
This credential has been approved for promotion points for this MOS towards promotion to Sergeant and Staff Sergeant. Clicking the Promotion Points icon will open a link to the promotion points fact sheet.
Skill Level Designation
Skill Level I: This skill level consists of all Soldiers in the ranks of Private (pay grade E-1) up to Specialist (pay grade E-4). Time in Service (TIS) is generally between initial entry and four Years of Service (YOS). This skill level is Entry-level positions requiring performance of tasks under direct supervision.
- Structured Self-Development (SSD) level I
- Basic Leader Course (BLC)
Skill Level II: This skill level is obtained when promoted to Sergeant (paygrade E-5). TIS is generally between 4-8 YOS. Positions requiring performance of more difficult tasks under general supervision; and in some instances, involving supervision of Soldiers in SL1.
- Structured Self-Development (SSD) level II
- Advance Leader Course (ALC)
Skill Level III: This skill level is obtained when promoted to Staff Sergeant (paygrade E-6). TIS is generally between 8-12 YOS. Positions requiring performance of still more difficult tasks and involving first line supervision of Soldiers in SL1 & SL2.
- Senior Leader Course (SLC)
- Structured Self-Development (SSD) level III
Skill level IV: This skill level is obtained when promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class (paygrade E-7). TIS is generally between 12-18 YOS. Positions requiring relatively detailed knowledge of all tasks specified for a given MOS, normally involving first-line supervision of Soldiers in SLs 1, 2, and 3, and involving managerial duties.
- Master Leader Course (MLC)
- Structured Self-Development (SSD) level IV
- Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education (SEJPME) I Course
Skill level V: This skill level is obtained when promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant (paygrade E-8). TIS is generally between 18-22 YOS. Positions requiring direct and indirect leadership roles with expertise in company and battalion-level operations and competency across a given CMF, serving as members of a staff at every level in the Army, with a full understanding of the allocation of resources and their utilization in order to accomplish Army functions and missions.
- United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA)
- Structured Self-Development (SSD) level V
Skill level VI: This skill level is obtained when promoted to the rank of Sergeants Major (paygrade E-9). TIS is generally between 22-30 YOS. Positions requiring organizational leadership roles with multi-dimensional expertise in units and teams on division, corps, and Army staffs, integrated with Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational (JIIM) partners with a full understanding of the Force Generation process, operations at all echelons, and how the Army runs.
Star credentials are MOS enhancing, as designated by the Proponent. MOS enhancing credentials are directly related to an MOS or ASI, are taught either partially or completely as part of a Program of Instruction (POI), and improve the MOS technical proficiency.
This icon indicates credentials which Soldiers may have funded through their MOS proponent. Some proponents offer credentialing opportunities in conjunction with military training and/or as part of MOS development beyond the training base.
A detailed analysis comparing the credential requirements to the military occupation has been completed. Click on the gap analysis icon to view the analysis page.
Certified Association Executive (CAE)
Requirements have not yet been collected for this credential. In the meantime, you can click on the credential name at the top of the page for more information about the general requirements for this credential from the credentialing agency.