Board Examinations

The Board Qualification Examination (Part 1) will be administered on Monday, May 14, 2018.
A second Board Qualification Examination (Part 1) will be offered to eligible candidates and will be administered on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.
The Board Certification Examination (Part 2) will be administered on Friday, October 12, 2018.

Have Questions About Your Eligibility?

The Am I Eligible tool below is available to assist you in understanding options available to you and should be used prior to starting the application process.

The 2018 examination application deadline was July 16th.

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018 examination cycle.  The application for the 2019 examination cycle will be available in November of this year.

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

Access Practice Questions for Qualification (Part 1) Examination

ABPM now has an app for iOS/Android devices which contains practice questions to help prepare for the Part 1 (Qualification) examination.  To download the app, please search for ABPM in Apple iTunes or Google Play.

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. 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.

Important policy changes which may affect the 2018 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.