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Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA)

The Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA) credential was created by ASPPA to recognize professionals who are qualified to perform the technical and administrative functions of qualified plan administration. QPAs assist employers, actuaries, and consultants in performing functions such as determination of eligibility benefits, computation of benefits, plan recordkeeping, trust accounting and disclosure, and compliance requirements.

To earn the QPA credential, you must successfully complete the following exams:

You also must:

Anyone seeking the QPA credential must read the ASPPA CE Policy and the ASPPA Exam Policy.

CE Requirements

All credentialed members must acquire 40 hours of continuing education (CE) credits (2 of which must be Ethics) in a two-year cycle and renew their ASPPA Membership annually to retain their credential(s). Learn more about CE here.