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CSAP Certification

CSAP Requirements


CSAP Certification Requirements

Exam Preparation

CSAP Requirements

  • ASAP member in good standing
  • CA-AM certification
  • Accrue six qualification points (see below)
  • Completed application and payment of USD $425
  • Passage of CSAP exam


Certification exams test an individual’s knowledge of key alliance management skills. The CSAP exam tests candidates on all facets of alliance management from inception to termination.

The CSAP exam:

  • Is computer-based and proctored
  • Takes an average of 2–3 hours to finish
  • Is experiential in nature – questions appear to have more than one right answer, but there is only one “best” answer
  • Consists of 150 multiple choice questions

Applying to take the CSAP Exam:

Go to and complete the form.

The CSAP Exam is an electronic examination, and can be taken when it is convenient for you from your office, home or any other location that has an internet connection. The exam is proctored; eligible CSAP candidates are required to nominate a proctor to administer their exam. All nominated proctors must fill out a proctor form and submit it for approval; these forms can be found on the exam registration site.

Eligible proctors are considered the following individuals:

HR Representative
Direct Supervisor
Education Professionals
Library Science Professional

For questions regarding the CSAP Exam or the proctor nomination process, please contact Jennifer Silver at or +1 781-562-1630 x205.

For more information about the CSAP exam, please see the following answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.

CSAP Certification Requirements

NOTE: CA-AM renewal and CSAP certification eligibility requirements are the same.

Click here for a complete guide to CSAP Eligibility
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