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​​​​​ACHA Handbook/Application:

New for 2018!
2015 ACHA Candidate Handbook​​​

Download an electronic copy of the 2018 Candidate Handbook​. Please Note: Applications and Portfolios will be submitted online only as of January 1, 2018.

Exam Administration Dates:

The ACHA Exam will be given during the month of July. The computer-based exam is given at over 200 PSI Testing Centers across the U.S. and Canada. Advanced registration for the exam is required.

Portfolio Deadlines:

  • February 1 - early bird deadline
  • April 1 - regular deadline

Samples of Portfolios:

Please note that the above portfolio samples are provided as examples of content only; handwritten application materials are no longer acceptable.

For more details on the portfolio or application process, please refer to the Candidate Handbook.

Content Outline

Please note that the 2018 exam is based upon the Content Outline which can be found in the Candidate Handbook and below.

Examination Content Outline

Helpful Hints for the Exam:

Other study resources:

For information on upcoming Exam Prep Seminars, please click here.

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