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Become Board Certified in Medication Therapy Management

Advance your clinical knowledge and skills through ongoing evidence-based education.

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Board Certification Process

The National Board of Medication Therapy Management (NBMTM) is a board certifying body that administers MTM certification examinations, as well as continuous certification requirements.
The NBMTM is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded to protect the public by assessing and certifying pharmacists who meet specific educational, training, professional requirements, and demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skill, and understanding of medication therapy management.
The following stages represent key milestones in the process to obtain Board Certification in Medication Therapy Management.

Check board eligibility

Educational and experience requirements.

Apply online

Once board eligible, schedule your exam appointment.

Take the BCMTMS™ exam

Upon passing this extensive examination process you will be awarded Board Certification.

Benefits of Board Certification

Professional Opportunities. A board certified medication therapy management specialist (BCMTMS™) is a professional distinction that the healthcare industry demands and employers and consumers expect.

Career Advancement. A board certified medication therapy management specialist (BCMTMS™) has the knowledge, expertise and professional experience needed to serve patients in the emerging models of care and patients with complex health challenges.

Increased Credibility. A board certified medication therapy management specialist (BCMTMS™) ensures the competency to practice independently, promote quality and safety and protect the public.

Board Eligibility

Licensure. Maintain a current, valid pharmacist license.

Experience. Two years of practice experience, post-licensure, with experience in medication therapy in retail pharmacy, community pharmacy, or ambulatory care pharmacy.


The applicant must successfully complete 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.

The applicant must hold a master’s degree in Medication Therapy Management.


The applicant must complete a residency in MTM or ambulatory care pharmacy (PGY-1 or PGY-2).

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