Exam Dates and Deadlines

Exam Cycle Application DeadlineResidency Deadline*
February 5-17, 2024December 1, 2023January 1, 2024
April 1-13, 2024February 1, 2024March 1, 2024
June 3-15, 2024April 1, 2024May 1, 2024
August 5-17, 2024June 1, 2024July 1, 2024
September 30 - October 12, 2024August 1, 2024September 1, 2024
December 2-14, 2024October 1, 2024November 1, 2024

Exam Locations: The exams are offered at 350+ locations nationwide or online with a live remote proctor. Check out the testing locations in your area.

*Residency deadlines only apply to orthotic and prosthetic practitioner candidates.

Important Reminder:  Practitioner candidates may apply for the combined discipline written multiple choice exam immediately after graduation; however, you must complete your residency in the relevant discipline by the residency deadline to be eligible for the simulation and CPM exams.

Clinical Patient Management (CPM) Exam Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2024 Exam DatesApplication DeadlineResidency Deadline
Orthotics: April 28-30, 2024February 1, 2024March 1, 2024
Testing Accommodations for O&P: May 1, 2024February 1, 2024
March 1, 2024
Prosthetics: May 2-4, 2024
February 1, 2024
March 1, 2024
Fall 2024 Exam Dates Application Deadline
Residency Deadline
Prosthetics: September 22-24, 2024July 1, 2024August 1, 2024
Testing Accommodations for O&P: September 25, 2024July 1, 2024
August 1, 2024
Orthotics: September 26-28, 2024
July 1, 2024
August 1, 2024

Exam Location: The CPM exams are held at the ABC Testing Center in Tampa, FL.  All CPM exam dates are tentative. Do not make travel arrangements until ABC has notified you of the exact date and time of your exam.​

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Lauren Moran

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