Become Certified as a Credit Counselor
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Order the self-study package
Program includes a Certification Exam Study Manual and supplement manual that focuses on the credit counselor program. Curriculum includes essential counseling skills, solution-focused budget analysis, and the latest on credit and lending. Successful candidates earn a two-year renewable certificate
Enrollment includes a membership to the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors. When you pass the exam, your membership will be activated and your continuing education requirements will be tracked toward recertification.
Request the Exam
When you are ready to take the exam, complete the Request Exam Form. Testing materials are sent to the testing site indicated on the form. Proctoring services are required. These are easily arranged through local community colleges, universities, or libraries. Proctoring fees are determined by the proctoring site and may vary from location to location. The individual or firm taking the test is fully responsible for proctor payment.
The certification exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions that relate directly to the content presented in the study manual. Candidates must answer a minimum of 70 questions correctly to pass. (Please allow 7-10 business days for proctor to receive testing materials.)
An interactive review seminar for groups of ten or more
Why attend the seminar? The rule of thumb in education is that we learn:
20% of what we see
40 % of what we see and hear
70% of what we see, hear and do
Triple your success rate in passing the exam the first time. Tuition Rates are based on the number of participants. Seminars optimize the performance of your counselors and your entire organization.
$400 ($450 with bound manual)
(Please allow up to 10 business days for delivery.)