Calendar for Medical Physics

Exam Dates and Locations

Last verified on July 23, 2021
 

Initial Certification Exams

 

The ABR administers exams for each of its specialties and subspecialties. Exams are administered remotely; for more information, please click here.

The following table includes the 2022 exam schedule. Please note that a one-day oral exam administration has been added. While this additional date is intended for candidates who must miss the main exam administration, or those who conditioned or failed a prior attempt, anyone who is eligible to sit for an oral exam may choose the one-day exam.

The one-day oral exam administration will have limited registration availability. Candidates are strongly encouraged to take the main oral exam administration unless they have an unavoidable life event.

 

 

2021

Description Date Location Registration Opens
MP Part 1 Qualifying Exam August 2 Remote May 2021
MP Part 2 Qualifying Exam August 3 Remote May 2021
MP Part 3 Certifying Oral Exam
Registration is limited to candidates eligible for the 2021 exam.
August 14-17 Remote May 2021

 

 

2022

Description Date Location Registration Opens
MP Part 1 Qualifying Exam January 13 Remote October 2021
MP Part 3 Certifying Oral Exam April 2-5 Remote December 2021
MP Part 2 Qualifying Exam August 1 Remote May 2022
MP Part 3 Certifying Oral Exam October 211 Remote July 2022

1While this additional date is intended for candidates who must miss the main exam administration, or those who conditioned or failed a prior attempt, anyone who is eligible to sit for an oral exam may choose the one-day exam.

 

MOC Exam

Please note: Beginning in 2018, medical physics diplomates who need to take a traditional MOC Exam will take the Medical Physics Part 3 (Oral) Exam.