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ASQ Quality Exam Dates

Exam Dates

Please check exam dates & deadlines carefully. We will make no exceptions.

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

See specific certification program webpages for additional Special Administation dates where applicable.

Computer-Based Testing Dates

ASQ certification examinations are delivered by ASQ's testing partner, Prometric. The examination scheduling instructions in your eligibility letter will direct you to a section of Prometric's website, where you can select and schedule your examination date and location.

CQT, CQI, CRE, CBA, CHA, CMQ/OE, SSBB, MBB, SSYB, CSQP
Testing Windows: Application Deadline
September 1 - October 15, 2016 August 15, 2016
January 6 - 22, 2017 December 9, 2016
March 3 - 19, 2017 February 3, 2017
May 5 - 21, 2017 April 7, 2017
July 7 - 23, 2017 June 9, 2017
September 1 - 17, 2017 August 4, 2017
November 3 - 19, 2017 October 6, 2017

CQA, CQE, CQIA, CSQE, CSSGB, CQPA, CCT, CPGP
Testing Windows: Application Deadline
December 1 - 17, 2016 November 4, 2016
February 3 - 19, 2017 January 6, 2017
April 7 - 23, 2017 March 10, 2017
June 2 - 18, 2017 May 5, 2017
August 4 - 20, 2017 July 7, 2017
October 6 - 22, 2017 September 8, 2017
December 1 - 17, 2017 November 3, 2017

Special Administration Dates

 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Biomedical Auditor October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
October 22, 2016
25th Annual ASQ Audit Conference
September 9. 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Calibration Technician December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
HACCP
Auditor
September 17, 2016
Joint Technical Communities Conference
August 5, 2016 N/A
October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
October 22, 2016
25th Annual ASQ Audit Conference
September 9. 2016 N/A
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Manager
of Quality/
Organizational Excellence
September 17, 2016
Joint Technical Communities Conference
August 5, 2016 N/A
October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
October 22, 2016
25th Annual ASQ Audit Conference
September 9. 2016 N/A
October 23, 2016
25th Annual Service Quality Conference
September 16, 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Master Black Belt October 1, 2016
Once your portfolio has been reviewed and approved by the MBB panel, you will receive an email from ASQ authorizing you to apply for the Master Black Belt exam.
Portfolio Deadline: 
Deadline Passed

Exam Application Deadline:
Aug 12, 2016
Portfolio Deadline:
N/A for Portfolio 

Exam Application
Deadline: 
Aug 17, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Pharmaceutical GMP Professional December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016
September 17, 2016
Joint Technical Communities Conference
August 5, 2016 N/A
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Quality
Auditor
September 17, 2016
Joint Technical Communities Conference
August 5, 2016 N/A
October 20, 2016
2016 AABB Annual Meeting
September 9, 2016 N/A
October 23, 2016
25th Annual Service Quality Conference
September 16, 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Quality
Engineer
September 17, 2016
Joint Technical Communities Conference
August 5, 2016 N/A
October 8, 2016
60th Annual Fall Technical Conference
August 26, 2016 N/A
October 22, 2016
25th Annual ASQ Audit Conference
September 9. 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Quality
Improvement
Associate
September 17, 2016
Joint Technical Communities Conference
August 5, 2016 N/A
October 22, 2016
25th Annual ASQ Audit Conference
September 9. 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Quality Inspector October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Quality
Process
Analyst
October 8, 2016
60th Annual Fall Technical Conference
August 26, 2016 N/A
October 22, 2016
25th Annual ASQ Audit Conference
September 9. 2016 N/A
October 23, 2016
25th Annual Service Quality Conference
September 16, 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Quality
Technician
October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Reliability
Engineer
October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Six Sigma
Black Belt
October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
October 8, 2016
60th Annual Fall Technical Conference
August 26, 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Six Sigma
Green Belt
October 8, 2016
60th Annual Fall Technical Conference
August 26, 2016 N/A
November 13. 2016
International Conference on Quality Standards
October 7, 2016 N/A
December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Six Sigma
Yellow Belt
October 1, 2016 August 12, 2016 August 17, 2016
 

Exam Date

Application
Deadline
Late Application
Fee ($70)
Deadline
Software
Quality
Engineer
September 17, 2016
Joint Technical Communities Conference
August 5, 2016 N/A
October 23, 2016
25th Annual Service Quality Conference
September 16, 2016 N/A
December 3, 2016 October 14, 2016 October 19, 2016

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