About Us
AACE International: The Authority for Total Cost Management

We are a non-profit association serving the total cost management community since 1956. We provide our members and stakeholders with the resources they need to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With over 9,000 members world-wide, we serve total cost management professionals in a variety of disciplines and across all industries. We have members in 100 countries.

We have been certifying individuals since 1976. We offer the following certifications: Certified Cost Professional (CCP), Certified Cost Technician (CCT), Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC), Earned Value Professional (EVP), Decision and Risk Management Professional (DRMP), Certified Scheduling Technician (CST) and Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP). AACE’s CCP, CCT, CEP, EVP, and PSP certifications are independently accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards.

AACE International - The Authority for Total Cost Management.

Explore the links on the left hand side of this page to learn more about us, like our Vision and Mission statements and our governing documents.

*While our official name is AACE International, we started as the American Association of Cost Engineering and then became the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering before adopting the current official title of AACE International.