Apply for the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) Certification

Empower those in need with an Online Master of Science in Assistive Technology Engineering or Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services

Congratulations on taking the first step to validating your knowledge and professional experience by achieving the globally recognized designation of the ATP.

First, please review the eligibility guidelines

If you feel that you have met the application requirements, please click here to pay the application fee ($100 for Non-members and FREE for RESNA members) and gain access to the ATP application.

Upon application submission, RESNA Certification staff will initiate the applicant review process. If any additional information or documentation is needed, you will be contacted via email and phone with instructions on how to proceed. Please allow up to 3 weeks for the approval process.

Schedule your exam at any time (no need to submit an application prior to sitting for the exam) by creating an account with RESNA, Selecting the ATP Exam and completing payment. Confirmation of exam purchase will be sent to you via email and will include a unique link/identifier and instructions to be used to schedule your exam.

The ATP Exam is delivered by Prometric, a leading provider of global, computer-based testing for certification and licensure exams. You can find details on testing locations, policies, accommodations and more on their website.

ATP Exam Candidate Handbook: The ATP certification recognizes demonstrated competence in analyzing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumer’s needs, and providing training in the use of the selected device(s). This Candidate Information Bulletin includes information about certification criteria and RESNA’s application policies and procedures.