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?
How do I access the NACD Directorship Certified Handbook?
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?
What precautions is NACD taking surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?
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?