This page provides information for taking the CSA exam as well as how to maintain your certification. Please refer to the certification application page and the examination application page for further information regarding meeting the educational requirements established for sitting for the CSA exam. The NCCSA provides all applicants with a study guide in preparation for taking the exam. You may download the study guide by clicking on the icon below
The NCCSA allows CSAs to recertify using continuing education units or to sit for the CSA exam. If you chose to retake the exam please download the study guide by clicking on the icon below.
The NSAA validates all CEUs submitted to the NCCAA for CSA recertification.
NCCSA recognizes all Surgical Assistant Programs accredited by CAAHEP and ABHES that have completed the NCCSA Program Approval Process.