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Primary 2021 Examinations

SPRING SESSION

Application/Registration 

Application/Registration Late Filing Dates

(non-refundable late fee applies)

Date Assignments 

Exams  (at Pearson VUE Professional Testing Centers)

September 15 - January 15, 11:59 PM EST         

January 16 - February 15, 11:59 PM EST

 

Candidates will schedule their own exam date and location.

April 28- May 19, 2021.

   *All exam dates are subject to change.



FALL SESSION 

updated March 9, 2021

Application/Registration 

February 16- May 15, 11:59 PM EST 

Application Late Filing Dates (non-refundable late fee applies)

May 16 - June 4, 11:59 PM EST   (note: June 4 is a new deadline

non-refundable late fee applies

Deadline for those with a period of board eligibility (no late fees are assessed) July 14, 11:59 PM EST (note: July 14 is a new deadline)
Exam Scheduling Candidates will schedule their own exam date and location from select dates in the exam window below.  Candidates must complete their application in PATHway prior to scheduling with Pearson VUE. Candidates will be notified when scheduling opens. 
Exams administered at Pearson VUE Professional Testing Centers

 Oct. 12 -Oct. 22, 2021

Not all dates in the exam window will be available at all locations.


*All exam dates are subject to change.


 Exam Application Fees

Combined AP/CP

AP Only 

CP Only 

AP portion of combined AP/CP

CP portion of combined AP/CP

AP portion of combined AP/NP

NP portion of combined AP/NP  

$2600

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100 

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1300)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)  


 

Primary 2022 Examinations

 

SPRING SESSION 

Application/Registration September 15 - January 15, 11:59 PM EST 

 

Application/Registration Late Filing Dates

(non-refundable late fee applies)

 

January 16 - February 1, 11:59 PM EST

Cancellation Deadline Date 

 

February 15

If a candidate cancels by this date there is a $500 cancellation fee; after this date, the fee will be forfeited.

Exam Scheduling Candidates will be notified when scheduling opens. Candidates will schedule their own exam date and location from select dates in the exam window below.  Candidates must complete their application in PATHway prior to scheduling with Pearson VUE. 
Scheduling Deadline Date May 2, 2022

Exam Dates

Exams will be administered at Pearson VUE Professional Testing Centers.

May 16-June 3, 2022.

 *All exam dates and deadlines are subject to change.




FALL SESSION 

Dates and application deadlines will be posted as soon as they are available.

Application/Registration 

February 16- May 15, 11:59 PM EST 

Application Late Filing Dates

 (non-refundable late fee applies)

May 16 - June 1, 11:59 PM EST   

Deadline for those with a period of board eligibility (no late fees are assessed) July 15, 11:59 PM EST 
Cancellation Deadline Date

July 29

If a candidate cancels by this date there is a $500 cancellation fee; after this date, the fee will be forfeited.

Exam Scheduling Candidates will be notified when scheduling opens. Candidates will schedule their own exam date and location from select dates in the exam window below.  Candidates must complete their application in PATHway prior to scheduling with Pearson VUE. 
Scheduling Deadline Date September 26, 2022

Exams Dates 

Exams will be administered at Pearson VUE Professional Testing Centers.

October 11-October 22, 2022

   *All exam dates and deadlines are subject to change.


 Exam Application Fees

Combined AP/CP

AP Only 

CP Only 

AP portion of combined AP/CP

CP portion of combined AP/CP

AP portion of combined AP/NP

NP portion of combined AP/NP  

$2600

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100 

(LATE NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE -ADDITIONAL  $1300)

(LATE NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE -ADDITIONAL  $1050)

(LATE NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE -ADDITIONAL  $1050)

(LATE NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE -ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE -ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE -ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE -ADDITIONAL $1050)  


Subspecialty 2021 Examinations

 

updated June 4, 2021

Application/Registration

February 16 - May 15, 11:59 PM EST

Application/Registration Late Final Filing Dates

May 16 - June 4, 11:59 PM EST (note: June 4 is a new deadline)

non-refundable late fees apply

Date Assignments Candidates will schedule their own exam date and location from select dates in the exam window below. Not all dates in the exam window will be available at all locations. Candidates will be notified when scheduling opens.
Exam Dates Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021
Clinical Informatics Exams Only

October 11-31, 2021

Clinical Informatics will continue to be administered by the American Board of Preventative Medicine at Prometric testing centers.

 

 Exam Application Fees

Subspecialty Only  $2100  (LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

 

Candidates will schedule their own exam date and location from select dates in the exam window below, with the exception of Clinical Informatics. Not all dates in the exam window will be available at all locations. Candidates will be notified when scheduling opens.

     2021 Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine.......................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Chemical Pathology................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Clinical Informatics...................................................October 11-31, 2021*

     2021 Cytopathology.........................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Dermatopathology....................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021 

     2021 Forensic Pathology...................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Hematopathology......................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Medical Microbiology..................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Molecular Genetic Pathology.....................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Neuropathology..........................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021

     2021 Pediatric Pathology......................................................Sept. 13- Sept. 25, 2021


Subspecialty 2022 Examinations

Application/Registration

February 16 - May 15, 11:59 PM EST

Application/Registration Late Final Filing Dates

May 16 - June 1, 11:59 PM EST 

non-refundable late fees apply

Cancellation Deadline Date 

 June 15


If a candidate cancels by this date there is a $500 cancellation fee; after this date, the fee will be forfeited.

Scheduling Deadline Date August 29, 2022
Exam Dates September 12-September 24, 2022
Clinical Informatics Exams Only

October 

Clinical Informatics will continue to be administered by the American Board of Preventative Medicine at Prometric testing centers.

 Exam Application Fees

Subspecialty Only  $2100  (LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

 

Candidates will schedule their own exam date and location from select dates in the exam window below, with the exception of Clinical Informatics. Not all dates in the exam window will be available at all locations. Candidates will be notified when scheduling opens.

     2022 Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine.......................

     2022 Chemical Pathology................................................

     2022 Clinical Informatics...................................................

     2022 Cytopathology.........................................................

     2022 Dermatopathology....................................................

     2022 Forensic Pathology...................................................

     2022 Hematopathology......................................................

     2022 Medical Microbiology..................................................

     2022 Molecular Genetic Pathology.....................................

     2022 Neuropathology..........................................................

     2022 Pediatric Pathology......................................................


Continuing Certification (CC) Examinations

 

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November 1, 2021 - See the updated exam cancellation policy for all Primary and Subspecialty exams beginning in 2022. 

Canceling an Examination