Certification Exam Dates & Deadlines

2017 Exam Dates

  • Spring Testing Period

Application Deadline Friday, January 13, 2017
Testing Period – Saturday, March 11 through Saturday, April 1, 2017
(Computer-based Administration)

  • Summer Testing Period

Application Deadline – Friday, April 7, 2017
Testing Period – Saturday, June 3 through Sunday, June 24, 2017
(Computer-based Administration)

  • Fall Testing Period

Application Deadline – Friday, September 8, 2017
Testing Period – Saturday, October 28 through Saturday, November 18, 2017

(Computer-based Administration)

One approved to take the exam, candidates will receive a scheduling email from NAMSS' exam administrator, Castle Worldwide. Notice to Schedule emails are sent to approved candidates shortly before the start of a testing window. Candidates will select a specific date, time, and location within their approved window. Exams are administered at local testing centers across the country. For a listing of potential testing cities, visit the Castle Worldwide website.