Master Certified Résumé Strategist (MCRS) Credential

MCRS
CPC Master Level Certification Steps

The MCRS credential is the exclusive standard reserved only for the top strategists in our industry.

The prestigious Master Certified Résumé Strategist (MCRS) designation is reserved for the top strategists in our industry. Only once you have been awarded your Certified Résumé Strategist (CRS) may you apply for the MCRS designation, if you feel that you are qualified and wish to do so. To maintain your certification, you must be a registered professional member of CPC. There is no renewal fee.

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Master Certified Résumé Strategist (MCRS) Testing Process

In order to obtain and maintain your Master Certified Résumé Strategist (MCRS) designation you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Possess your Certified Résumé Strategist (CRS) designation for a minimum one full year.
  • Apply for M-Level Certification ($295 Application Fee)
  • Submit by e-mail and pass an independent evaluation of a strategic résumé portfolio package. 
  • Demonstrate professional development leadership by contributing five hours of active volunteer work supporting CPC in the last year.
  • Maintain a current membership with Career Professionals of Canada.

See Part 5 of your CRS eGuide for a detailed outline of the requirements for your case study submissions and volunteer work.

To pass, you must achieve an average grade of 80% or more. You will be notified of your status within four weeks of your submission.

Once you have achieved your MCRS certification, your designation is valid as long as you remain a registered professional member of Career Professionals of Canada.

There is no renewal or re-certification fee.