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CEBS Designation: Time and Cost

How long will it take to earn a designation?

The new CEBS focused curriculum allows students to attain the credential in less than three years. The self-paced, self-study model puts you in charge of your individual timeline—take as much, or as little time as you need. There is no time limit for earning the new CEBS, GBA or RPA and there is no limit on the number of courses you can take in any given year.

Cost Breakdown

To earn the CEBS designation​, you will need to complete five courses.​​

To earn either the GBA or RPA credential you need to complete three courses each. Upon completion of GBA and RPA, you would earn the CEBS designation as well as both specialty credentials. 

Cost per course varies depending on study materials selected: 

Required: Successful completion of comprehensive exam - C$650 (includes two attempts  when purchased in 2024)
Essential: Study Guide - C$315* (includes print and online access) (*C$435 for GBA/RPA 3)
Essential: Textbook - cost varies
Optional additional support: Instructor-Led Online Class - C$250

Save 20% with a Success Package! 

Position yourself for the best outcome with the Success Package. When you purchae the highly regarded Online Study Group With Instructor Support and its corresponding exam, you will save 20% and be one step ahead toward a successful course experience. Details are listed on each course page and within the order form

Other fees: (See policies for details)

Exam Retake: C$120

Exam Transfer: C$170

Exam Expired Eligibility: C$170

Late CE Credit Request: C$125


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