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.

If RESNA determines that you have satisfied the ATP eligibility requirements, you will receive an approval notice via email with instructions on completing payment of the $500 Exam fee. After the exam fee payment has been received, the candidate will receive an Authorization to Test (ATT) notice via email. The ATT will provide candidates with instructions for contacting Prometric to schedule their exam appointment at one of Prometric's computer-based testing centers. Exam-takers will first choose a testing center, and then you'll select an available appointment date within your chosen exam period window.

ATP Exam Candidate HandbookThe 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. 

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