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Eligibility to Take the NPLEX Part I – Biomedical Science Examination

You are eligible to take the NPLEX Part I – Biomedical Science Examination if:

You have met the biomedical science coursework requirement at an approved naturopathic medical program (ANMP)1,2, (i.e., when you have completed anatomy, physiology, biochemistry & genetics, microbiology & immunology, and pathology, and all required labs);

AND

You are currently enrolled in2 or have graduated within the last five (5) years3 from an ANMP.


1 If you graduated from a CNME-approved program before it was accredited, contact NABNE.

2 If you have been licensed/registered but did not take the NPLEX OR if you were licensed/registered prior to 1986 and are planning to be licensed/registered in a different state/province, contact NABNE.

3 If you are on an approved leave of absence from an ANMP, you may, under certain circumstances, still be eligible to take the NPLEX Part I – Biomedical Science Examination. If this applies to you, contact NABNE.

4 If you graduated more than five (5) years ago, contact NABNE regarding additional eligibility requirements.