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    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 test rooms.

    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.

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


    Venue: 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 
    4:30 P.M. – 1st Floor Conference Room

    Examination start times are 4:30 p.m. Only applicants who have submitted all fees, forms, documents and NCBE scores at least 45 days prior to the test date are eligible – no exceptions or waivers. This is because the Board’s Educational Subcommittee reviews applicant files the month preceding the test date.

    Upcoming Test Dates:


     ​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:

    1. ​Clinical and didactic education in PT modalities from an accredited institution of higher education; and
    2. ​A minimum score of 75 percent on the National Board Physiotherapy Examination (which equates to a minimum score of 375).


    Venue: 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 
    4:30 P.M. – 1st Floor Conference Room

    Please note that applicants may not qualify for the examination until they have satisfactorily completed all clinical and classroom training, successfully completed the criminal history records background check and have submitted all documentation including: application, fee, copy of high school diploma or transcript, copy of training log, CPR certification and moral character reference. Contact the Licensing Coordinator at 410-764-4726.

    Upcoming Test Dates:



    To ensure the safety of applicants and staff, examination candidates are encouraged to wear an approved face covering during the examination. Prior to entry into the building, applicants will be screened.