2020 Exam Information

About the 2020 ABDSM Diplomate Exam

2020 Diplomate Exam: September 6-20, 2020

Application Submission Window                                                                                                  October 1-31, 2019
Notification of Application Acceptance                          January 31, 2020
Deadline for Withdrawal and $395 refund                       February 14, 2020
Notification of Exam Results                               November 20, 2020
Applicants who have received approval to sit for the 2020 ABDSM exam may choose to take the exam at a Kryterion Testing Center location or via computer at your home. Offering these two methods of exam administration allows applicants to choose their preferred method of testing.
Both testing options are available only during the September 6-20, 2020 testing window. Applicants may choose:
  • Kryterion Testing Center
  • Online Proctored Exam
Exam at a Testing Center ResourcesExam at Home (Online) Resources
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Exam at a Testing Center FAQsHow to Register for an At-Home (Online) Exam
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Registration to At-Home (Online)
 At-Home (Online) Set-Up Instructions
 Exam at Home (Online) FAQs
Before deciding to take the exam online, please learn about the software and hardware requirements. You must be able to meet all of the requirements in order to use the online proctored exam option. Click the button to view the requirements:

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