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THE BOARD OF PHARMACY SPECIALTIES

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.

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

BPS EXAMINATION UPDATES

The Fall 2020 Exam Registration is now OPEN

The last day to apply through MyBPS is Monday, August 3, 2020

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

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BPS ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • 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 examination registration is now CLOSED. The testing window will be open between April 20, 2020 through June 30, 2020.
  • The Fall 2020 examination registration window is now OPEN through August 3, 2020. The testing window will be open between September 8, 2020 through October 12, 2020.

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

PRESS RELEASES

Important Announcement for the September – October (2020) BPS Certification Examination Window (5/20/2020) - Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has had tremendous global impact and we support and applaud pharmacists for their commitment and care for patients, including thousands of pharmacists who are presently sitting for exams within the April – June Testing Window. After careful consideration and planning, and due… Read More »
2021 BPS Board of Directors Call for Nominations (5/19/2020) - A total of five positions available.   Washington, DC – The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on its Board of Directors. The term of appointment for BPS Board members is based on the calendar year. Each appointment is for three years with the possibility of re-appointment to a second… Read More »
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LEADERSHIP BLOG

Saseen If You Are Not Part of the Solution, You Are Part of the Problem (3/9/2020) - Joseph Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Programs; Department of Clinical Pharmacy Professor; Department of Family Medicine Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Chair, BPS Cardiology Pharmacy Specialty Council     February was American Heart Month! It was the perfect time to reflect… Read More »
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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.

BPS OVERVIEW VIDEO

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.

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