Application


Application 

The application window for the 2019 exam has closed.

Mastery Track

For more information about the Mastery Track application, pre-requisites, and deadlines, see Mastery Track 

Traditional Track

For more information about the Traditional Track application, pre-requisites, and deadlines, see Traditional Track

Reapplication

If you have taken the exam previously and need information about reapplying, click here, see Reapplicants

 

Important Deadlines

Deadlines for Traditional and Mastery Tracks

Application submission window   

October 1-31, 2018

Notification of application acceptance

January 11, 2019

Deadline for withdrawal and $395 refund

January 25, 2019

Examination window

May 5-19, 2019

Notification of examination results

July 12, 2019


Deadline for Mastery Track Only

Deadline to complete Mastery III April 30, 2019


Deadlines for Traditional Track Only

Deadline for submitting remaining CE documentation April 5, 2019
Deadline to postmark cases for those who pass the exam April 30, 2020
Notification of acceptance for cases* August 31, 2020

*The ABDSM Board of Directors reviews cases as they are received and in the order in which they are received. Submitting cases in advance of the deadline is highly recommended to avoid any delays.