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Exam Dates - Quality Improvement Associate Certification - CQIA

Step 3. Choose an exam date.

Find the best date and location for you. Applications sent after the initial deadline will automatically incur an additional, nonrefundable, $50 late registration fee. Applications received after the late application deadline will automatically be processed for the next examination date. Note the application deadlines for each exam date. Are you ready to apply for the exam?

All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. (Central) on the date specified.

Exam Date Application Deadline Late Application Fee /Deadline Location
December 1-17, 2016 November 4, 2016 ASQ Local Sections and International Sites
February 3-19, 2017 January 6, 2017 N/A
April 7-23, 2017 March 10, 2017 N/A ASQ Local Sections and International Sites
June 2- 18, 2017 May 5, 2017 N/A ASQ Local Sections and International Sites
August 4-20, 2017  July 7, 2017 N/A ASQ Local Sections and International Sites
 October 6-22, 2017 September 8, 2017 N/A ASQ Local Sections and International Sites


Local ASQ Sections and international organizations host exams all over the world. You will be asked to designate a preferred examination site on your application. If you are not a member of ASQ, please find the Section that is closest to your location. If you live in a country other than the United States, Canada or Mexico, international certification affiliates administer certification exams. Find an international certification exam location. ASQ will make every effort to accommodate your request. ASQ offers some translated certification exams.

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