Get Certified

How to complete the certification process:

1. Decide what level certification is best for you. For entry and associate level certifications visit the CYC Certification Institute.

2. Register for and pass the situational judgment exam. There is a $135 exam fee.

3. Complete the application (112 kb pdf), documenting your education, experience, training, and association membership requirements.

4. Submit two references (58 kb pdf) and a supervisor assessment (153 kb pdf).

5. Submit a written portfolio following the guidelines (84 kb pdf) and template (50 kb docx).


Forms update

Below is a list of forms by revision date. Please ensure you use the most recent update for your submission. The version number is located in the upper left corner of each form.

  • Portfolio Guidelines: Version 2.3 published October 23, 2017
  • Application: Version 2.5 published September 25, 2015
  • Reference: Version 2.2 published November 16, 2012
  • Assessment: Version 2.2 published November 16, 2012