Certification (TC)

Role of a Trichologist

A Trichologist has learned in depth how the body functions and how it relates to the hair and scalp. They understand how nutrition, health, and wellness effect hair loss and how you can help your clients. Trichologists have also learned how to setup, market and run a Trichology or hair loss business as you become a Trichologist.

Exam Information

  • Abbreviation: TC
  • Total Number of questions on exam: 200
  • Allotted time for exam: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Modality available: Online, Paper/Pencil
  • Live Remote Proctoring Available: Yes
  • Cost: $399.00 (Study material included)
  • AMCA TC Exam Statistics


  • Anatomy and Physiology (24%)
  • Effects of Drugs and Medicine (4%)
  • Hair Composition (14%)
  • Marketing/Client Interactions (17%)
  • Phases of Hair Growth (5%)
  • Product Knowledge (21%)
  • Scalp Disorders (14%)
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 Trichologist, 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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