Hair Loss Specialist
Certification (HLSC)

Role of a Hair Loss Specialist

A Hair Loss Specialist has learned in depth how the body functions and how it relates to hair and the scalp. Hair Loss Specialists understand how nutrition, health, and wellness affect hair loss and how they can help their clients.

Exam Information

  • Abbreviation: HLSC
  • Total Number of questions on exam: 50
  • Allotted time for exam: 1 hour
  • Modality available: Online, Paper/Pencil
  • Live Remote Proctoring Available: Yes
  • Cost: $109.00 (Study material included)
  • AMCA HLSC Exam Statistics


  • Anatomy and Physiology (2%)
  • Effects of Drugs and Medications (2%)
  • Hair Composition (8%)
  • Marketing and Client Interaction (14%)
  • Phases of Hair Growth (16%)
  • Product Knowledge (26%)
  • Scalp Disorders (32%)
For more information, please view the Certification Program Outline and Exam Blueprint .

Additional Information

If you would like to learn more about the role of a Hair Loss Specialist, please visit the US Trichology website.

State Guidelines

The laws and regulations pertaining to minimum requirements and the allied health industry vary by state. It is highly recommended that test candidates familiarize themselves with their particular states rules and regulations regarding certification requirements.

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