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Design and Accounting Exam

Welcome to the Design and Accounting Exam home page! Please review all of the information and links provided below.

Design and Accounting is a five-hour written-answer exam that is offered in the spring and fall of each year. Both a U.S. and Canadian version of the exam will be administered, each of which has its own reading list. It is a requirement of the Retirement Benefits Track.

Recommended order for FSA track requirements

Timing of Syllabus Publication


Syllabus and Study Materials


Important Dates and Fees


Exam Day Information


Resources