Self-guided MBTI® certification

Self-guided MBTI® certification

MBTI self directed

Self-guided MBTI® certification is open to anyone looking to become an MBTI Certified Practitioner. It teaches the same core curriculum as the public or in-house versions of the MBTI Certification Program, but is available on demand and specifically designed to be effective for online, self-guided learning.

This certification option is ideal for people who prefer a self-paced, online learning experience with flexibility to follow their own schedule from the comfort of their home or office.


Why choose this option?

Self-paced study

Enjoy the flexibility to manage your learning on your own timeline. With self-guided MBTI certification, you have up to 90 days after purchase to complete the program.

Interactive online learning

Presented as a series of online learning modules, the program leverages online instructional design principles and a rich mix of content to help you retain the information and stay engaged: text, video, audio, activities, quizzes, and more. Click here to explore sample content.

Expert instruction

To ensure you stay on track, there are also three virtual group sessions led by The Myers-Briggs Company faculty. These sessions focus on key topics related to the MBTI® Step I assessment to help reinforce the self-paced modules with experiential activities and expert Q&A.

On-demand access

There’s no need to plan around available program dates. Purchase anytime and get immediate access to start your certification journey whenever you’re ready.

Receive CE hours

One of the many benefits of becoming MBTI certified is receiving Continuing Education (CE) hours for the work you put in. Learn more.


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What’s the program format?

  • A self-guided, online program providing certification to administer the MBTI® Global Step I and Step II assessments. The program comprises:
    • 12 self-paced learning modules.
    • 3 instructor-led, virtual group sessions (2 hours and 45 minutes each).
    • Prework, offline learning assignments, and a multiple-choice certification exam.
  • Approximately 30 to 40 hours of learning with up to 90 calendar days after purchase to complete certification.
  • Includes 100% digital participant materials and practitioner tools, as well as a one-year Elevate® license and complimentary MBTI reports.

For more details see the program outline, refer to the FAQ or explore a sample learning module:

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How does it work?

  1. Register for the self-guided MBTI Certification Program here.
  2. Start the program and complete all modules within 90 days of purchase.
  3. Pass the multiple-choice exam at the end of the program to become an MBTI Certified Practitioner.

Before you buy

  • Technical requirements
    • An Internet-connected device that can run Zoom video conferencing software. The online learning modules are designed to work on desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones.
    • A JavaScript-enabled Internet browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari (Mac and Apple iOS only).
    • Adobe Reader to open pdf downloads.
  • Instructor-led sessions
    • For each of the three instructor-led sessions, there will be multiple session dates and times available for participants to book directly within the learning management system. Available session dates and times will vary with demand and will be subject to change.
  • Refunds or exchanges
    • As the self-guided MBTI Certification Program is immediately accessible upon purchase, we cannot offer refunds or exchanges to other MBTI certification options. For help in determining whether the self-guided option is the best fit for your needs compared to other certification options, please refer to our FAQ or contact us.

View the terms and conditions for the program.

Pricing and availability

The self-guided MBTI Certification Program is available to purchase on demand. It is currently available to customers in the US and select other countries. The price is $2,995 per person plus any applicable taxes.