BPS board certified pharmacists have been improving patient outcomes through specialized care since 1976. Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties is recognized as the gold standard for determining which pharmacists are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels. Through our rigorous standards, the BPS board certified pharmacist stands out as the most qualified to take on today’s expanding expectations of patients, physicians, employers and others who recognize the increasing need for a team approach to healthcare.


  • Verify and update account information
  • Submit certification or recertification application
  • Track your CE information for recertification
  • Pay your annual maintenance fee


Spring 2020 Examination Candidates: Examination scores are now available.

You will need to log into your MyBPS account to obtain your score report.

You should also receive an email notifying you that your report is ready to be viewed.


The September-October 2020 Exam Registration is now OPEN

The last day to apply through MyBPS is Friday, August 14, 2020

(The testing window will be open between September 8, 2020 through October 12, 2020)

Examination Registration Resources

Read the Remote Proctoring Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to learn more about the Live Remote Proctoring offering for the Fall 2020 Examination Window



  • Important Notice: All first time Candidates will be required to verify their practice experience through a letter from their supervisor, on official letterhead, verifying the practice experience claimed on the application or by their residency completion (certificate of completion, residency certificate, or a letter from their preceptor). For more details please refer to the Candidate’s Guide. Sample employer verification letters are available here: Employer Verification.
  • For the latest BPS updates regarding the the COVID-19 Pandemic, please click here: COVID-19 Update.

2020 BPS Examination Dates

The following examination registration and testing windows have been established for 2020:

  • The Spring 2020 testing window is now CLOSED.
  • The September-October 2020 examination registration window is now OPEN through August 14, 2020. The testing window will be open between September 8, 2020 through October 12, 2020.

*See Upcoming Deadlines, Dates and Fees for more Information.


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The Board of Pharmacy Specialties Announces the 2021 Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award Call for Nominations (7/23/2020) - Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) announces the call for nominations for the 2021 Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award. This award is conferred annually by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. The Award criteria recognizes two categories of recipients, one category is for individual persons, and the second category is for patient care organizations. In… Read More »


Benjamin Chavez Health Center Uses Telehealth to Expand Clinical Pharmacy Services to Rural and Underserved Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic (8/10/2020) - by Benjamin Chavez, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP Clinical Professor,  Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Clinical Pharmacist, Director of Behavioral Health Pharmacy Services | Salud Family Health Centers Member, BPS Specialty Council on Ambulatory Care Pharmacy     I work for Salud Family Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health… Read More »

Privacy Policy Update

BPS respects individual privacy and values the confidence of our certified pharmacists, candidates, program participants, and general community. BPS is in the process of updating our privacy policy regarding our collection, use, and sharing of information. In addition, BPS will answer any questions you may have regarding our privacy policy. Please use the form located here.


The Board of Pharmacy Specialties has provided an overview video of BPS and the role Board Certified Pharmacists play in improving patient outcomes, eliminating medication errors and reducing healthcare costs globally.