The examination in molecular genetic pathology is a one-day, computer-based examination consisting of combined Written and Practical questions in each section of the examination. It is administered as follows:
|Molecular Genetic Pathology Exam||Total Number of Questions||Total Time|
|Written/Practical Sections||245||6 Hrs. 34 Mins|
A candidate must pass both written and practical portions of the examination in the same administration in order to pass the examination. All questions are multiple-choice and in the one-best answer format. The questions are designed to measure the candidate’s body of knowledge and problem-solving ability. Questions may include karyotypes, sequencing or array data, graphs, pedigrees, or other images.
Subject areas covered include, but are not limited to: