CEBS Designation

The Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (CEBS) is a professional designation that offers certification choices in two distinct areas of specialization: Group Benefits (GBA) and Retirement Plans (RPA)

Earn your CEBS designation by successfully completing five required course exams. We recommend starting with GBA 1 or RPA 1 and work toward earning your Group Benefits Associate (GBA) or Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) on your path to the full CEBS.

  • GBA 1 - Managing Benefit Plans Part 1
  • GBA 2 - Managing Benefit Plans Part 2
  • GBA/RPA 3 - Navigating the Plan Environment
  • RPA 1 - Managing Retirement Plans Part 1
  • RPA 2 - Managing Retirement Plans Part 2‚Äč

ISCEBS Fellow Exam

One year of Fellowship status is awarded to CEBS graduate members who pass one track of the continuing education examination, or two years for both tracks. This special distinction recognizes members who are committed to continuing their professional development by broadening their knowledge in employee benefits and key related areas. Fellowship is an excellent way to be recognized within your company, the Society and the benefits community. Click here to learn more.