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What is CEBS? The Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation is one of the most respected in the benefits industry. Driven by a curriculum focused on health and retirement, the credential is recognized for the depth and relevance of critical knowledge achieved.

How is the curriculum developed?

The curriculum is developed by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States and Dalhousie University in Canada. Backed by these prestigious academic powerhouses, the program is known for high-caliber education. The curriculum takes the theory, processes and principles underlying plan management and ties them together with case-based applications.

What impact has CEBS had on the benefits industry?

Since the CEBS program began, more than 14,000 individuals have earned the designation. CEBS graduates validate their ongoing industry commitment by maintaining CEBS CPE-compliance with 30 hours of CPE credit for each two-year period.

Is there a membership organization associated with CEBS?

​Serving as an inspiration to others in the industry, CEBS students and graduates come together through the International Society of Certified Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) to benefit from on-going education and networking locally and nationally.

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