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Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) is recognized in the credit union movement for innovative, intense, hands-on professional development, SCMS is a three year course of study that takes place on the Texas Christian University campus in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a program designed specifically to develop and enhance leadership skills and serves as a source of professional networking and life-long relationships.


Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP) is a unique program for credit union staff that combines the low cost and convenience of a self-study program with the group hands-on learning and networking of an off-site school. It is provided in partnership with the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation and the REAL Solutions program. For more information, please visit the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation’s website.

CUNA Designations

CUNA offers a wide variety of professional designations to strengthen current abilities and enhance opportunities for advancement. Some designations are also offered as a self-study program so that students can have more flexibility with their busy schedule. Visit the CUNA Designations page to learn more about current opportunities.

Other Professional Certifications/Designations

  • CPE Credits for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs): please see each state’s Board of Public Accountancy standards and guidelines. For more information regarding each state’s standards, guidelines, and forms:
  • SHRM for Society of Human Resource Management
  • SWACHA ACH Certification

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Contact Cornerstone Credit Union League, Sr. Training Director, Janine McBee, CUDE 800-442-5762 ext. 6634 or email