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Test Site Application

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Step 1: Institutions Account Information. (No application fee required)

  • Post Secondary
  • College
  • CTE
  • Hospital

Step 2: Institution and Exam Information

Paper and Pencil Online - (No software needed) Both

Person responsible for the Allied Healthcare training program:

Person responsible for scheduling exams:

Faculty/instructors AMCA should keep in your test site file:

Who will be the AMCA Exam Proctor:

Who will be the Career Services person:

Who is your Finance Director:

Step 3: Payment Method for Exam (select one)

Option 1: Exam Fee Built into Institutions Tuition (Test Site Pay) American Medical Certification Association AMCA recommends that your test site build the exam fee into your tuition. If it is, then full payment for all completed exams must be returned with your exams.NO Exam will be graded without full payment.
Option 2: Candidate Pays for Exam (Self Pay) All candidate are required to pre-register a with a credit card online OR complete a registration the day of the exam and attach payment. Exams can be paid for by credit card or money order. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED
Option 3: Both (Options 1 and 2)

Step 4: Which of the following programs are you interested in testing (It is only the checked programs that will be considered for approval.)

Clinical Programs Number of Draws/Sticks (required for PTC programs) Length of program ((# of hours) Avg. # of candidates in class
Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC)
Clinical Medical/Admin. Assistant Certification (CMAAC)(Exam includes Phlebotomy, EKG & Administrative)
Dental Support Technician Certification (DSTC)
EKG Technician Certification (ETC)
Medical Assistant Certification (MAC)
Medical Assisting w/PTC National Certification Exam
Mental Health Technician Certification (MHTC)
Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC)
Patient Care Technician Certification (PCTC)
Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PTC)
Physical Therapy Technician/Aide Certification (PTTC)

Administrative Certification

Billing and Coding Specialist National Certification Exam
Electronic Health Records Certification (EHRC)
Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (MAAC)
Medical Coder & Biller Certification (MCBC) (NCCA Acredidted)
Medical Office Administrator Certification (MOAC)

Other Certifications

Associate Trichologist Certification (ATC)
Essential Soft Skills (10 CE Credits)
Financial Literacy (10 CE Credits)
Hair Loss Practitioner Certification (HLPC)
Hair Loss Specialist Certification (HLSC)
Professional Instructor Certificate (10 CE Credits)
Scalp Micropigmentation Certification (SMPC)
Trichologist Certification (TC)

Step 5: Exam Dates

All institutions are required to submit exam dates, number of candidate and testing time.
Estimate of Testers # Date of Exam Month/Day/Year Indicate Which Exam

Step 6: Director’s Oath

Confidentiality Statement

The confidentiality of exam information is very important to the AMCA. Therefore, please read the following statement in its entirety.

All exam questions are the copyrighted property of AMCA Exams, LLC. The divulgence of any information relative to the contents of procedures or content of any AMCA exam may result in removal from consideration as an AMCA approved test site, as this would greatly undermine the fairness and accuracy of the examination process. By signing the Director's Oath, I understand that any information, candidate or exam material is to be kept in confidence. A violation of this request will result in termination of my Test Site privileges. AMCA also reserves the right to report the violations to The NCCA or other authoritative body.

Director Protocol

AMCA Directors must bide by the following protocol:

  • Oversee the proctor(s) who will administer AMCA exams at the approved test site.
  • Agree that the proctor will attend the required AMCA Proctor Training and sign a Proctor’s Oath prior to any test administration.
  • Oversee that all exam materials are kept in a secure place until the scheduled exam date and time, and after the exam, until they are returned to the AMCA.
  • Oversee that candidates do not have access to exam materials prior to the scheduled date and time.
  • Appoint proctor(s) that do not have a vested interest in the outcome of the exam.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of exam information including, but not limited to, questions, exam material, and candidate information.
  • Understand that cheating of any kind will not be tolerated.
  • Oversee that all test candidates meet one of the AMCA Exam Eligibility Requirements, approved and governed by the AMCA Certification Board, in order to sit for a certification exam.

Proctor Requirements

Any proctor(s) appointed by me, the Director, must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a staff member of the Approved Testing Site
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Complete the AMCA Proctor Training and AMCA Proctor’s Oath
  • Attest that there is no conflict of interest with the group they are assigned to proctor
  • Should not be in a faculty role in the particular program being tested
  • Read and follow the proctor regulations as set forth by the AMCA
  • Maintain confidentiality of exam information including questions, exam materials, and candidate information

Proctor Protocol

Any proctor(s) appointed by me, the Director, must abide by and adhere to the following protocol:

  • Ensure that all exam materials are kept in a secure place until the scheduled exam date and time, and after the exam until they are returned to the AMCA.
  • Ensure that candidates must not have access to exam materials prior to the scheduled date and time.
  • Ensure that candidates always remain under direct observation during the testing period.
  • Refrain from answering questions after testing has begun.
  • Collect all exams and materials at the end of the testing session. No exceptions!
  • Ensure that all paper/pencil examinees use a #2 pencil.
  • Have students sign in on the final exam attendance sheet and check off that the proctor has read the opening statement
  • Advise the students that the exam results will be returned to the school/testing identified on their registration form for those that “Opted In.” For those that “Opted Out”, their results will be included in the aggregate report but without any personally identifying information. Individual exam results can be viewed in their student portal at
  • Cheating of any kind will not be tolerated, including but not limited to:
    • Consulting text-books or notes
    • Discussing or reviewing any items on the exam with anyone else during the exam
    • Talking to other students during the exam

I, The Test Site Director, attest that:  

  • All candidates testing at my facility will have satisfied all eligibility requirements* set forth by AMCA at the time of exam administration, which includes completing a training program at my institution within 1 year prior to their initial test date. 
  • All candidates who have not satisfied all the eligibility requirements* set forth by AMCA will not be permitted to test at my facility. 

*Please reference the complete Eligibility Requirements in the AMCA Candidate Handbook

Test Site Termination:

AMCA reserves the right to terminate a relationship with a testing site for behavior that negatively affects its participants and/or impedes upon AMCA’s ability to provide efficient examinations.

Step 7: Institutions Official Signature

The AMCA reserves the right to suspend or revoke any approved testing site, based on the violations of AMCA exams, regulations, standards or practices.

For More Information:

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