Certification vs. License Comparison

Certification or License?

Certifications

 

Licenses

 

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Comparison

Benefits Certification
License
Assure Employers of Your Knowledge and Skill
Place Initials; CPB, CAP, CQA, or CPS Behind Your Name  
Assure Clients of Your Experience  
Assure Clients of Your Ethics  
Requirements    
Pass National Uniform Examination
License by Education, Education Alternative, or Experience  
Agree to Abide by the Code of Professional Conduct  
Complete and Submit the Application for Licensure  
Obtain Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credit Each Year  
Annual Renewal