BIDA® Program Updates
Archive of Changes
|Announcement Date||Effective Date|
|April 1,||July 1, 2022|
Summary of Changes
Introduced the BIDA™ final exam as a program requirement to increase the value and credibility of the certification worldwide; protect the integrity of our program and those who work hard to complete it; help students assess their knowledge and identify opportunities for improvement. Visit our article to learn more about the CMSA® final exam.
Added the requirement to complete a minimum of 3 electives to earn the BIDA™ certification.
This change will not impact anyone who completed their BIDA™ certification by July 1st, 2022.
The exam will also be available and optional to all existing BIDA™ certification holders and students who completed their studies before July 1st, 2022.