Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) and Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS)
are the professional certifications for the promotional products industry.
Certification criteria is based on four measures of professional competency
including industry experience; earned CEU credits through continuing
professional education curriculum and a comprehensive examination process.
Maintaining a MAS or CAS requires re-certification every three years and
adherence to the professional code of ethics of the Promotional Products
What it does for you
When you see the MAS or CAS certification, you are assured that your
professional distributor is committed to a high standard of professionalism,
knowledge and experience within the industry.
Achieving professional certification involves an intensive process beginning
with a well-rounded education curriculum where essential skills are cemented,
along with a rigorous exam. Although a passing score is required, the learning
process doesn't end there. Earning a MAS or CAS commits professional
distributors to becoming superior members of their profession. Ongoing
professional training and steady interaction among professional peers keeps
distributors on top of new products, services and trends sure to make the
difference in your next promotion.
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