Exam Information

Exam Format

  • Exam time: 3~4 hours, depends on the type of certificate you want. 

  • Exam length: 115 multiple choice questions

  • Computer-based exam at conveniently located testing centers worldwide

 

Exam Cost

  • The Exam fee is $500 for member and state residen examinees, For the non-member or international member, the exam fee is $600.  

  • The exam fee covers a testing seat for the GBMI exam, exam score report, and the GBMI certificate once certification is achieved. 

Exam Covered 

  • Instructional Design - 30%

  • Training Delivery - 40%

  • Learning Technologies - 30%

  • Evaluating Learning Impact and Global Mindset questions will also be tested in relation to the three main CCUs.

Exam Registration 

  • To register for the exam go to the GBMI Application system. If it is your first time in the application system, you may need to complete additional fields and indicate that you are interested in the GMAI program.

  • If you earned an GBMI Master Trainer or Master Instructional Designer designation, you may opt-out of one related area of expertise on the GBMI exam.

  • Please have documentation for your GBMI Masters program designation available if you intend to request the opt-out exam.

  • If you require accommodations, please submit an GBMI application 10 weeks before your selected testing window so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Exam Locations

  • Exams can be taken at testing centers around the country.

  • There are five testing windows for the GBMI each year. The registrations deadlines are typically 30 days before each testing window begins.

  • The remaining test windows for 2019 are listed below with their respective registration deadlines.

 

GBMI Exam Windows and Deadlines 2020

If you have additional questions about the APTD exam, please email info@gbmi-edu.us 

Noumber
Institute / Organization
City
State
Country
Feb 06, 2020 (Dec 31, 2019)
UNA Taiwan Education Center
Hsinchu County
Chubei City
Taiwan
Feb 29, 2020 (Dec 31, 2019)
University of North Alabama
Florence
Alabama
USA
May 31, 2020 (Jan 31, 2020)
UNA Taiwan Education Center
Banqiao City
New Taipei City
Taiwan
May 31, 2020 (Jan 31, 2020)
University of North Alabama
Florence
Alabama
USA
May 31, 2020 (Jan 31, 2020)
UNA China Education Center
Suzhou
Jiangsu
China
Sep 26, 2020 (Jul 31, 2020)
UNA Taiwan Education Center
Banqiao City
New Taipei City
Taiwan
Sep 26, 2020 (Jul 31, 2020)
UNA China Education Center
Suzhou
Jiangsu
China
Sep 26, 2020 (Jul 31, 2020)
University of North Alabama
Florence
Alabama
USA
Nov 28, 2020 (Sep 01, 2020)
UNA Taiwan Education Center
Banqiao City
New Taipei City
Taiwan
Nov 28, 2020 (Sep 01, 2020)
UNA China Education Center
Suzhou
Jiangsu
China