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MCA Exam - October 2024

  • Thursday, October 03, 2024
  • 12:30 AM
  • Friday, October 04, 2024
  • 12:00 PM
  • 67 West Street, Medfield MA 02052
  • 36


  • For members only.
  • Re-exams must be taken within one year of the first attempt.
  • Non-MAA members may take the exam at this price.
  • Re-exams must be taken within one year of the prior attempt.



This exam will be held in two separate sessions.  Candidates should choose ONE exam time at the sign up form in their confirmation email.

Thursday October 3: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Friday October 4:  8:30 AM - noon

The last day to cancel an exam registration and receive a refund will be Thursday September 19.  

Cancellations received after September 19 are not guaranteed a refund. 


  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate at least 2 years of field experience OR have earned a degree in arboriculture, horticulture or related area of study. 
  • Candidates should be employed, or intending to be employed, in arboriculture or an industry-related profession.
  • Candidates must be 18 years of age.
  • MCA Online Study Guide (version 3.0). 
  • Supplemental resource materials (Best Management Practice Manuals) from which 50% of the exam is derived sold by TCIA or ISA.

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