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CUA: Associate

Offered by:

Certification Board for Urology Nurses and Associates (CBUNA)

East Holly Avenue

Box 56

Pitman, NJ 08071-0056

856.256.2351 (Voice)

856.589.7463 (Fax)


Associate LPN/LVNs:

  • Current licensure as a practical/vocational nurse.

  • One year of experience as an LPN/LVN in urology nursing practice.

Other Associates:

  • Completion of an accredited training program and one year of practice in the field of urology, or three (3) years of in-service training under the supervision of a practicing urologist or Nurse Practitioner (NP), with a letter of verification from the urologist or NP.

Handbook - Application - Study Materials:


Your certification officially begins on the day you pass the exam and will last for three years. 

Fees: Updated August 2022

$390 – Standard Non-Member

$295 – SUNA Member

Special 1st-time retake fee:

$290 – Standard Non-Member

$195 – SUNA Member


Exam Dates & Deadlines:


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, standard procedures for exam dates and deadlines have been temporarily amended. Starting on January 1ST, 2021, C-NET will accept applications for this certification year-round. No deadlines or late fees shall apply for Computer-Based Testing.


Be Advised: These testing procedures are subject to change in the future as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.


Application Processing

Please allow four weeks (from the time C-NET receives your application) for processing and review.  Should C-NET require further information to complete its review of your submission, we will contact you using the email address provided on your application. When your application is approved, our testing partner PSI will send a link to your email address, allowing you to schedule an examination date online. Along with your link, you will be granted a 90-day testing window. You must both schedule and sit for your examination within the 90 days provided.


Extension Requests

If you need to extend your testing window after scheduling your exam with PSI, you must do so by emailing our customer service desk at When requesting an extension, be sure to provide your name, the last four digits of your social security number, and the name of the test you are taking. For more information about extensions or scheduling during COVID, please click our "COVID-19 Update" link at the top of this page.

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