Next CLS Testing Window

Spring 2018 Testing Window

March 19, 2018 - April 30, 2018

Application Deadline:
Friday, March 9, 2018

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CLS Renewal of Certification (ROC)

The ACCL requires that all CLS participate in ROC every 10 years to maintain active status. Those certified in 2007 have been provided with a 1 year extension to apply. If you were certified in 2007or 2008, the application deadline to apply is October 1, 2018.

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CLS Certification
Recognized by ACC

The CLS certification is now recognized by the American College of Cardiology as qualifying criteria to become an Associate of the American College of Cardiology (AACC), a distinguished designation honoring those with advanced training and education in the field of Cardiology.

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CLS Certification Featured on Today's Dietitian

Learn more about this certification and why RDNs should pursue it.

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Upcoming Testing Windows

Fall 2017 Testing Window
September 3, 2017 - October 14, 2017
(Application Deadline: Friday, August 25, 2017)
Spring 2018 Testing Window
March 19, 2018 - April 30, 2018
(Application Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018)
Summer 2018 Testing Window
May 21, 2018 - June 30, 2018
(Application Deadline: Friday, May 11, 2018)
Fall 2018 Testing Window
September 17, 2018 - October 31, 2018
(Application Deadline: Friday, September 7, 2018)

*Applications must be postmarked by the appropriate Application Deadline