CSA Exam Information
The CSA exam has 150 multiple choice questions, and is closed book and proctored exam. Students are given 3 hours to complete the exam. The CSA exam covers these five areas which are weighted on the exam as follows: (1) Social Aspects of Aging – 25% (2) Health Aspects of Aging: Physical & Mental – 25% (3) Financial and Legal Aspects of Aging – 20% (4) Government Assistance for Seniors – 10% (5) Understanding and Communicating with Seniors – 20%
Candidates who choose the online version of the CSA Course and Exam package, or the CSA Exam only option, take the CSA exam at a professional test center as a Computer-Based Test (CBT).
SCSA has contracted with Pearson Vue, a testing company, to develop, administer and maintain the CSA examination according to generally accepted and rigorous psychometric standards.