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Earn the BCMTMS Credential

MTM certification is earned by pharmacists who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency in the core standards of medication therapy management.​​​​​​​​​ This credential is awarded through a thorough examination covering four domains:​

  • Defining Medication Therapy Management and Translating Medication Therapy Management into Practice
  • Medication Therapy Management Pharmacotherapy
  • Patient Care Advocacy in Medication Therapy Management
  • MTM Documentation and Billing

Why MTM certification is important

  • Professional Opportunities. MTM certification a professional distinction that the healthcare industry demands and employers and consumers expect.
  • Career Advancement. MTM certification demonstrates knowledge, expertise and professional experience needed to serve patients in the emerging models of care and patients with complex health challenges.
  • Increased Credibility. MTM certification displays the competency to practice independently, promote quality and safety and protect the public.

Requirements for certification


Maintain a current, valid pharmacist license.


The candidate must complete two (2) years of practice experience, post-licensure, with experience in medication therapy in retail pharmacy, community pharmacy, or ambulatory care pharmacy. Experience can be waived if the applicant successfully completes an NBMTM-approved training program in medication therapy management. Approved training programs are:

  • Power-Pak C.E.® Certificate Program in Medication Therapy Management. Read more.
  • APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certificate Training Program. Read more.
  • University of Southern California’s Advanced Practice Pharmacist Certificate in Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM).
  • University of Florida’s graduate certificate in Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM).
  • University of Florida’s Master’s degree in Medication Therapy Management.
  • Residency in medication therapy management or ambulatory care pharmacy (PGY-1 or PGY-2)

How to get MTM certified

We recommend the following activities before you register for the exam:

​If you would like to prepare prior to your exam, consider taking the free online BCMTMS practice exam.

Exam Content & Pricing

  • 200 multiple-choice questions
  • 4 hours to complete exam.
  • Initial Certification: $350
Register for Exam

Download the handbook


Practice exam

Official BCMTM Practice Exam Cover

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