Each three-hour, multiple-choice exam (COA & CPA) consists of 165 items designed to measure your knowledge of patient and practice management. Knowledge assessed on the exam includes anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, disease process, pathologies, material science, ethics and professionalism.
The exam is given using computer-based testing (CBT) and is offered every other month at over 350 locations nationwide or online with a live remote proctor. Check out the test center locations in your area.
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Director, Professional Credentialing
Directs ABC’s Professional Ethics, Certification, Scope of Practice and Government Relations programs. Manages all ABC’s certification exam development and administration activities. Facilitates coordination of professional/clinical issues across all ABC programs, including state licensure.Send Stephen an email
Responsible for all administrative functions of ABC's certification programs and interfacing with outside consultants.Send Tabita an email
Certification Candidate Coordinator
Contact for: certification program inquiries, certification application assistance and status and licensure examination inquiries.Send Lauren an email
Certification Program Coordinator
Primary contact for: general certification and application inquiries and state licensure verification requestsSend Meg an email