Eligibility & Exam
How do I determine if I am eligible for the exam?
Do I need to be an NACD Member to become NACD Directorship Certified™?
How do I apply for certification?
When can I schedule the Certification exam?
What steps must I take if I have completed a prerequisite course and am ready to start the Certification process?
How do I begin the Certification process if I’m currently enrolled in Virtual Director Professionalism?
How do I begin the Certification process if I’m registered to attend an upcoming Director Professionalism course?
How do I take the certification exam?
How do I schedule my exam appointment?
How should I prepare for the exam?
Where do I take my exam?
What is the format of the NACD Directorship Certification exam?
How long is the exam? How many questions does it entail?
How do I know whether I have passed or failed the exam?
What if I fail the exam?
How can I request Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations for the exam?
I have applied for Certification. Now what?
Payments & Refunds
What is the cost of NACD Directorship Certification?
How do I pay?
What do I need to do to cancel or reschedule my foundation course or certification exam?
How do I maintain my NACD Directorship Certification?
How much is the recertification fee?
How do I receive education credits toward recertification?
What happens if I don’t complete the recertification process?
What is NACD?
What is a professional certification?
What does it mean to become an NACD Certified Director and why is it important?
Is this the only program of its kind?
Do any other institutions offer education credit toward maintaining certification?
I don’t live in the United States. Can I still become certified?
I have passed my exam. When will I receive my certificate?
I am already an NACD Fellow. How does certification impact my Fellowship?
My question hasn’t been answered on this website. Who should I contact?