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Important Dates

To write the exam

You must write the exam to become certified for the first time (also known as initial certification).

You can rewrite the exam to renew your specialty certification, but most renew by continuous learning.

2020

Renewal by continuous learning

  • Applications for late renewal will be accepted January 1 – February 28, 2021 (see policy and fee).

2021

Spring Exams

  • Apply from January 14 – March 8
  • Exam writing window: May 1 – 15
  • Receive your results in June

Fall  Exams

  • Apply from June 1 – September 1
  • Exam writing window: November 1 – 15.
  • Receive your results in December

Renewal by continuous learning

  • Apply anytime from January 14 – November 1, 2021

Poster

2021 Poster [PDF, 119.8 KB]