Specialty Credential Exam Scheduling and Offerings Expanded


The Institute is expanding registration and exam options for its specialty credentials.

 

Registration for the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) exams is now open year-round, and each exam will be offered twice a year. Previously, registration was limited and exams were offered only once a year.

 

 To become a specialty credential holder, individuals must be a CPA and a member of the AICPA, and meet minimum education and experience requirements.

 

With one exception—the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) credential—all candidates also must pass an exam. The CITP credential will start incorporating exam requirements into the application process later this year.

 

Below are the remaining exam windows for this year’s credential exams. Candidates must schedule a test date and location during these windows:

 


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