In February 2023, CASBO is re-launching the CBO certification exam upon undergoing Job Task Analysis (JTA) research and exam item/form updates in late 2022.

The CASBO Chief Business Official (CBO) certification exam is open to individuals who have successfully been verified to have completed a CASBO-approved CBO pathway program.

 This includes graduates of the following programs: 

  • CASBO CBO Business Executives Leadership program (BEL)
  • FCMAT CBO Mentor program
  • USC Rossier's School Business Management Certificate program
  • Persons whose prior CASBO CBO certification has lapsed and need to renew

Eligible Applicants must:

  1. Register and pay for the exam – $400 (if applicable). 
  2. Receive an exam “authorization-to-test” email with instructions to access the live-proctored, virtual, on-demand exam. This email will be sent within 72 hours of your payment being received and processed (Monday-Friday during business hours, no evenings/weekends). Checks must clear before payment is considered processed. All payments must clear before Friday, February 24 in order to be authorized to test by February 28.
  3. The exam window is Wednesday, February 1 – Tuesday, February 28, 2023.
  4. Exam results for all candidates will be emailed from CASBO on ~Friday, March 17 (Results Day).

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