Education & Career

BC-ADM FAQ

First Time Applicants:

  • Who is eligible to sit for the exam?

  • How are Clinical Practice Hours defined?

  • How do I document my Clinical Practice Hours?

  • What resources are available to study for the BC-ADM?

  • What is the cost of the practice exam

  • Can I take the practice test more than once?

  • What is the difference between certification and licensure?

  • What is the difference between the CDE and the BC-ADM?

  • Do I need both?

  • What is the time frame to apply in order to take the examination?

  • Once I take the exam how long before I get the results and how will I be notified?

  • If I fail the exam can I take it again?

  • How do I get my questions answered?

Renewing Applicants:

  • How are Clinical Practice Hours defined? (Renewing)

  • How do I document my Clinical Practice Hours? (Renewal)

  • What is the difference between certification and licensure?

  • What is the difference between the CDE and the BC-ADM?

  • Do I need both?

  • How long before my certification expires should I apply for renewal?

  • I just realized that my BC-ADM certification is expired. Can I still renew?

  • How do I get my questions answered?

  • I forgot my password (to access the BC-ADM application renewal process).

  • Can I renew early?

  • How do I update my contact information?

  • How do I decrease my renewal fee?

  • Can I network with BC-ADM members?

  • Transitioning phase between certificate renewal cycles: Clarifying the statement “Professional development must be completed within the five years preceding your renewal application.”

  • Clarify the statement a candidate may “double” on the Professional Development categories 1-5.

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