Jurisprudence Examination

The Board shall administer the Jurisprudence Examination in the English language with no provisions made by the Board to accommodate the examination in any foreign language.
An Applicant who fails the Jurisprudence Examination three times may not retake the examination until the Board has reviewed the applicant's file and approved a retake.

The use of phones and certain other electronic devices as noted below is prohibited within the BCMTE test rooms, and you should not bring these devices to the test site.

Prohibited devices include, but are not limited to:

  • Cell phones or smartphones
  • Audio players/recorders, tablets, laptops, notebooks, Google Glass, or any other personal computing devices
  • Separate timers of any type
  • Cameras or any other photographic equipment
  • Any devices, including digital watches, that can be used to record, transmit, receive, or play back audio, photographic, text, or video content (with the exception of CD players used for Language with Listening Subject Tests only)
  • The test administration staff is not responsible for any devices and may collect and hold phones and other prohibited electronic devices during the test administration, including during break periods, or to deny admission to anyone who is in possession of a phone or other prohibited electronic device.

    If your device makes noise, or you are seen using it at any time, including during breaks, you may be dismissed immediately, your scores can be canceled, and the device may be confiscated and its contents inspected. The Board is not responsible for loss or damage to personal items, including electronic devices, while you are in the test center.


    4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 
    8:30 A.M. – 3RD Floor Conference Room

    Most exam starting times are 8:30 a.m. Only applicants who have submitted all fees, forms, documents and NCBE scores at least 30 days prior to the test date are eligible – no exceptions or waivers. This is because the Board Educational Subcommittee reviews applicant files the month preceding the test date.
    Upcoming Test Dates Below:



    January 13,  2020
    March 9, 2020
    May 11, 2020
    July 13, 2020
    September 8, 2020
    November 10, 2020

    Chiropractic Assistants

    4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215
                10:00 A.M. – Room 108/109

    Please note that applicants may not qualify for the exam unless they have satisfactorily completed all clinical and classroom training and have submitted all documentation including: Application, fee, copy of high school diploma or transcript, copy of training log. The contact and educational coordinator is Ms. Bernice Berger, 410-764-4726.
    Upcoming Test Dates Below:



    January 10, 2020
    April 10, 2020
    July 10, 2020
    October 9, 2020

    Additional Note to Chiropractors:


    All applicants must pass the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE); Parts I through IV. Maryland’s minimum qualifying scores for these are: Successfully completing Parts I and II of the National Board examination with a passing score established by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and all other Parts (III & IV) with a passing score of at least 75 percent – a score of at least 375.

    Physical Therapy Privileges

    An applicant seeking physical therapy privileges shall have obtained:
    A. Clinical and didactic education in PT modalities from an accredited institution of higher education; and
    B. A minimum score of 75 percent on the National Board Physiotherapy Examination (which equates to a minimum score of 375). ​​​​