*Late Applications: Any application submitted up to 14 days after the application deadline will be subject to a late fee.
Annual Renewal Fee (required once certification is awarded): $330
Prorated for your first year. Due December 1st.
|Exam Cycle||Application Deadline||Residency Deadline*|
|December 4-16, 2023||October 1, 2023||November 1, 2023|
|February 5-17, 2024||December 1, 2023||January 1, 2024|
|April 1-13, 2024||February 1, 2024||March 1, 2024|
|June 3-17, 2024||April 1, 2024||May 1, 2024|
|August 5-17, 2024||June 1, 2024||July 1, 2024|
|September 30 - October 12, 2024||August 1, 2024||September 1, 2024|
Exam Locations: The exams are offered at 350+ locations nationwide or online with a live remote proctor. Check out the testing locations in your area.
Important Reminder: Practitioner candidates may apply for the combined discipline written multiple choice exam immediately after graduation; however, you must complete your residency in the relevant discipline by the residency deadline to be eligible for the simulation and CPM exams.
|Winter 2024 Exam Dates||Application Deadline||Residency Deadline|
|Prosthetics: January 7-9, 2024||November 1, 2023||December 1, 2023|
|Testing Accommodations for O&P: January 10, 2024||November 1, 2023||December 1, 2023|
|Orthotics: January 11-13, 2024||November 1, 2023||December 1, 2023|
|Spring 2024 Exam Dates||Application Deadline||Residency Deadline|
|Orthotics: April 28-30, 2024||February 1, 2024||March 1, 2024|
|Testing Accommodations for O&P: May 1, 2024||February 1, 2024|
March 1, 2024
|Prosthetics: May 2-4, 2024|
February 1, 2024
March 1, 2024
|Fall 2024 Exam Dates||Application Deadline|
|Prosthetics: September 22-24, 2024||July 1, 2024||August 1, 2024|
|Testing Accommodations for O&P: September 25, 2024||July 1, 2024|
August 1, 2024
|Orthotics: September 26-28, 2024|
July 1, 2024
August 1, 2024
Exam Location: The CPM exams are held at the ABC Testing Center in Tampa, FL. All CPM exam dates are tentative. Do not make travel arrangements until ABC has notified you of the exact date and time of your exam.
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