CSPP Policies - Pharma Sales Training

Who Should Enroll in the CSPP Program?

Seasoned Pharma Reps
Pharmaceutical sales representatives with multiple years of experience in general pharma sales, seeking to elevate their careers by specializing in high-complexity, high-cost specialty pharmaceuticals.
Specialty Pharma Transitioners
Professionals from related healthcare or sales fields who are planning to transition into the specialty pharmaceutical sales sector, with a focus on high-complexity, high-cost medications used to treat complex, chronic, or rare conditions.
Pharma Industry Veterans
Individuals already established in various roles within the pharmaceutical industry (such as regulatory affairs, product management, marketing, etc.), looking to deepen their understanding of specialty sales and stay updated with industry trends through specialized training.
Managed Care Account Managers
Managed care account managers aiming to enhance their knowledge of specialty pharma sales strategies and activities to better serve their clients and stakeholders in specialty pharma.

Requirements to Enroll in the Program & Use the CSPP Credential

To enroll in the program as a CSPP learner, you must:

  • Have completed at least a bachelor’s degree
  • OR
  • Have 2 years of relevant professional sales experience

To use the CSPP credential, you must:

  • Successfully complete all modules in the training program
  • AND
  • Pass the CSPP final certification exam

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is CSPP™ a certificate or certification?

CSPP is a Certification accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education / American National Standards Institute (IACET/ANSI).

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Who developed the CSPP™ content?

The CSPP content was developed with input from a variety of subject matter experts in the life sciences industry including successful sales representative trainers, healthcare professionals, and specialty pharma professionals.

Do I need to maintain my certification?

Every 2 years you are required to maintain your certification. You can do this by either (1) completing 10 hours of continuing education credits approved by the ACMA or (2) by taking the certification exam.

Do you offer payment options/plans?

Yes. The ACMA offers a flexible payment plan where you can pay in 3 easy installments of $533.

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How long does the program take to complete?

The CSPP program takes on average about 2 weeks (15 hours course time) to complete. It’s self-paced, so everyone will be different.

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