Department of Graduate Studies
• The process for developing and scoring a certification exam is complicated and uses a scientific and mathematical psychometric process to achieve defendable outcomes.
• However, how much of the process is well understood by either the general public, employers or even safety and health professionals?
• The information presented is intended to help the safety and health professional understand why and how a properly developed and administered certification exam shows the mark of excellence in the field of safety and health.
American Society of Safety Engineers
Scholarly Commons Citation
Marcham, C. L., Turnbeaugh, T. M., & Wright, N. J. (2017). How, Exactly, are Competency Certification Exams Developed and Scored?. Professional Safety, 62(7). Retrieved from http://commons.erau.edu/publication/506