CDFA Certification


SDA offers a  Certified Design Firm Administrator credential that recognizes your dedication and expertise in key areas of administration, finance, marketing, human resources, information technology and project administration and management. 


The CDFA credential is a voluntary certification designed to test professional practice management and contribute to an administrator's personal and professional growth as well as their firm's organizational growth through better practices in design firm management.  Enhanced marketability and increased earning potential are just two of the many benefits CDFA certification provides.  

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Upcoming Dates

Board Meeting

7:30 am, October 2, 2019

Alliant Engineering's Conference Room

733 South Marquette Avenue, Suite 700

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Chapter Meeting

11:45 am October 17, 2019

Cuningham Group

201 Main Street SE, Suite 325

Minneapolis, MN 55414

Contact Us

Minneapolis St Paul President

MJ Whalen

Alliant Engineering Inc.

733 South Marquette Avenue, Suite 700

Minneapolis, MN 55402

(612) 767-9312

Society for Design Administration Headquarters

Stephanie Kirschner

7014 Old US Highway 68

Georgetown, OH 45121

(513) 268-5300

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