Exam Schedule

The ABSA Certification Examination for Surgical Assistants is scheduled to be given only in the locations listed and on the dates depicted below.

Please email the ABSA if there is a religious conflict, due to Saturday exam administrations.

Applications must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the examination.


Schedule of Examinations & Links to Locations



Testing Location: Qingdao City, China Qingdao University
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2017-12-02
Days remaining: 43 days
Qingdao City, China Qingdao University Hong Kong Park Hotel

Testing Location: Milwaukee, WI: Courtyard Milwaukee Airport
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2017-12-09
Days remaining: 50 days
Milwaukee, WI: Courtyard Milwaukee Airport Courtyard Milwaukee Airport

2018-03-10
Days remaining: 141 days
Milwaukee, WI: Courtyard Milwaukee Airport Courtyard Milwaukee Airport

2018-06-09
Days remaining: 233 days
Milwaukee, WI: Courtyard Milwaukee Airport Courtyard Milwaukee Airport

2018-09-08
Days remaining: 324 days
Milwaukee, WI: Courtyard Milwaukee Airport Courtyard Milwaukee Airport

2018-12-08
Days remaining: 415 days
Milwaukee, WI: Courtyard Milwaukee Airport Courtyard Milwaukee Airport

Testing Location: Denver, CO: Residence Inn Denver Airport
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2018-01-13
Days remaining: 85 days
Denver, CO: Residence Inn Denver Airport Residence Inn Denver Airport

2018-05-12
Days remaining: 204 days
Denver, CO: Residence Inn Denver Airport Residence Inn Denver Airport

2018-09-15
Days remaining: 330 days
Denver, CO: Residence Inn Denver Airport Residence Inn Denver Airport

Testing Location: Dallas, TX: School for Allied Health Professionals
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2018-01-13
Days remaining: 85 days
Dallas, TX: School for Allied Health Professionals Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-Arlington-South

2018-04-14
Days remaining: 176 days
Dallas, TX: School for Allied Health Professionals Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-Arlington-South

2018-07-14
Days remaining: 267 days
Dallas, TX: School for Allied Health Professionals Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-Arlington-South

2018-10-13
Days remaining: 358 days
Dallas, TX: School for Allied Health Professionals Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-Arlington-South

Testing Location: Miami, FL: Holiday Inn Miami International Airport
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2018-02-10
Days remaining: 113 days
Miami, FL: Holiday Inn Miami International Airport Holiday Inn

2018-05-12
Days remaining: 204 days
Miami, FL: Holiday Inn Miami International Airport Holiday Inn

2018-08-11
Days remaining: 295 days
Miami, FL: Holiday Inn Miami International Airport Holiday Inn

2018-11-10
Days remaining: 386 days
Miami, FL: Holiday Inn Miami International Airport Holiday Inn

Testing Location: Miami, FL: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only)
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2017-10-19 Miami, FL: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only) Best western Premier

2017-11-16
Days remaining: 27 days
Miami, FL: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only) Best Western Premier

2017-12-14
Days remaining: 55 days
Miami, FL: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only) Best Western Premier

Testing Location: Hialeah, FL: Solidaridad Sin Fronteras (SSF Students Only)
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2017-10-28
Days remaining: 8 days
Hialeah, FL: Solidaridad Sin Fronteras (SSF Students Only)

2017-11-25
Days remaining: 36 days
Hialeah, FL: Solidaridad Sin Fronteras (SSF Students Only)

2017-12-23
Days remaining: 64 days
Hialeah, FL: Solidaridad Sin Fronteras (SSF Students Only)

Testing Location: New York, NY: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only)
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2017-11-11
Days remaining: 22 days
New York, NY: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only) citizenM New York Times Square hotel

Testing Location: Houston, TX: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only)
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2017-11-18
Days remaining: 29 days
Houston, TX: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only) Four Seasons Hotel - Houston

Testing Location: Los Angeles, CA: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only)
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2017-12-02
Days remaining: 43 days
Los Angeles, CA: Humboldt International University (HIU Students Only) Sunset Tower Hotel