Exam Eligibility and Requirements

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Exam Eligibility and Requirements

The population eligible to sit for the AMCA examinations must be 18 years of age*, possess a high school diploma* or equivalent and meet one of the below requirements:

*CTE and Vocational students are eligible to sit for the AMCA exams. For more information please call 888.960.AMCA(2622).

Option 1

Graduate from a training program (proof of completion is required) and has up to one year from the date of completion to challenge AMCA’s certification exam.

Option 2

Have 2 or more years of work experience immediately preceding the date of application and be presently working in that field – Candidates must provide proof of employment/experience in the form of a written letter and high school diploma or equivalent. Letters should include daily responsibilities and tasks performed as part of your role. Letters are verified and must be written on company letterhead and signed by an authorized party.

(NJ Candidates are not eligible for this option in which to test as it violates N.J.A.C. 13:35-6.4 – all NJ candidates must graduate from a State of NJ approved program)

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.

Exam Eligibility