Board Examinations

The Board Qualification Examination (Part 1) will be administered on Friday, May 26, 2017.
The Board Certification Examination (Part 2) will be administered on Monday, October 23, 2017.

The application for Board Qualification (Part 1) and Board Certification (Part 2) is now required to be submitted electronically.  To submit the application, simply click on the link below, fill out all required fields and upload copies of the required documentation.

Applications must be submitted no later than March 15, 2017

Download board examination related files:

The qualification and certification examinations will be offered at Pearson VUE testing centers nationally. Applicants will receive instructions on how to book their appointments about 6-8 weeks before the exam date. Appointment times and locations are based upon availability at the time of scheduling. For general information and to look up test centers, please visit the Pearson VUE website at

View a sample case from the ABPM Certification (Part 2) Examination

A powerpoint presentation is available to all candidates sitting for the Certification (Part 2) examination in 2017. Opening this link will allow candidates to view and navigate through a sample case. It is highly recommended that all candidates view this information to familiarize themselves with the examination process. This will be the only training available prior to the actual examination.

Online Study Guide and Instructions

The ABPM on line study guide is available to all candidates sitting for the Qualification (Part 1) examination in 2017. These candidates will receive a user name and password to access this information after the application deadline in March 2017.

Instructions on how to use the on line study guide and suggested readings should be read first. This information will be available until the end of the examination cycle.

Below are some new policy changes which take effect with the 2016 examination cycle:

Click here for important information received by the JCRSB on Feb. 23, 2016, regarding the relationship of CPME approved fellowship training and eligibility to apply for ABPM Board Certification.