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Certification Exam Dates & Deadlines

2016 Exam Dates

  • Spring Testing Period

Application Deadline Friday, January 15, 2016
Testing Period – Saturday, March 12 through Saturday, April 2, 2016
(Computer-based Administration)

  • Summer Testing Period

Application Deadline – Friday, April 8, 2016
Testing Period – Saturday, June 4 through Sunday, June 26, 2016
(Computer-based Administration)

  • Fall Testing Period

Application Deadline – Friday, August 12, 2016
Testing Period –Saturday, October 8 through Saturday, October 29, 2016
(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.