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Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP) Designation

When you graduate from MBA Education's School of Mortgage Banking (SOMB), you become an Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP). This designation recognizes the achievements of individuals in the single-family real estate finance industry for their pursuit of educational excellence, high ethical standards, and commitment to professionalism.

SOMB consists of three courses and is the only comprehensive development program for mortgage industry management. Upon completion of the program, you have learned all the facets of mortgage lending - from fundamental concepts to strategic planning. Plus, as an AMP, you are recognized as a highly trained real estate finance professional.

Since 1948, SOMB has been the cornerstone of education in the mortgage banking industry. The AMP designation recognizes the commitment and exemplary training of graduates of the SOMB.

Learn about the School of Mortgage Banking

Candidate Profile

  • Individuals with two or more years of mortgage industry experience
  • Individuals must attend and successfully complete all three levels of MBA Education's School of Mortgage Banking

The AMP Process

  1. Enroll in the School of Mortgage Banking to get started. View a schedule of upcoming SOMB courses.
    All registrants for SOMB Course III are automatically enrolled in the AMP Designation program at no charge.
  2. Graduate from the School of Mortgage Banking by successfully completing:
    • School of Mortgage Banking Course I - pass final exam
    • School of Mortgage Banking Course II - pass final exam
    • School of Mortgage Banking Course III - successful class participation
  3. Get recognized. All students meeting the designation requirements will be awarded the AMP Specialist Designation at the SOMB Graduation Ceremony at Course III.

Once you are an AMP: Many people use the AMP has the precursor to preparing for and obtaining the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation. Learn more about the CMB program.

AMP Costs (early-bird/regular)

  • School of Mortgage Banking I: $1,650/$1,850
  • School of Mortgage Banking II: $1,650/$1,850
  • School of Mortgage Banking III: $1,800/$2,000
  • Total: $5,100/$5,700

The above pricing is exclusive for MBA Members. Non-member pricing is reflected across the different levels of this program.

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Willis Bryant Award

The Willis Bryant Award recognizes outstanding academic achievement in MBA Education’s School of Mortgage Banking (SOMB) program and is awarded yearly to a top student graduate, and therefore, Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP). Learn more about this honor, including what it takes to be named amongst this distinguished few.