Certification

Certification Exam Dates & Deadlines


2022 Exam Dates

Spring Testing Period

  • Application Deadline Friday, January 14, 2022

  • Final Application Deadline (with late fee) – Friday, February 4, 2022

  • Testing Period – Saturday, March 5 through Saturday, March 26, 2022

Summer Testing Period

  • Application Deadline – Friday, April 22, 2022

  • Final Application Deadline (with late fee) – Friday, May 20, 2022

  • Testing Period – Saturday, June 18 through Saturday, July 9, 2022

Fall Testing Period

  • Application Deadline – Friday, July 29, 2022
  • Final Application Deadline (with late fee) – Friday, August 19, 2022
  • Testing Period – Saturday, September 24 through Saturday, October 15, 2022

Once approved to take the exam, candidates will receive a scheduling email from NAMSS' exam administrator, Scantron. Notice to Schedule emails are sent to approved candidates 30 days prior to 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 Scantron Website.

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