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Child Development Associate (CDA) Exam


The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE) and is the best first step on the path of career advancement in ECE.


How do I register for the CDA Exam?

  • Online: Visit the Pearson Vue website
  • By Phone: Call 1-866-507-5627 (Monday-Friday between 7:00am-7:00pm CST)

How long will I be at the testing center?
Your appointment can extend up to 2 hours.

How can I prepare for the computer-based test?
You can find study guides on the CDA Council website.