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ACVP is monitoring developments regarding the spread of COVID-19, but at this time there are no plans to cancel or postpone the Phase I examination in March nor the Phase II examination in August.
The Phase II examination is a one-day examination in veterinary anatomic pathology or veterinary clinical pathology. It is composed of written essays and multiple choice questions assessing the skills and knowledge that a minimally competent pathologist should possess.
Effective for 2020
Phase II Certifying Examination Fee: $850
2020 Test Dates
Anatomic Pathology August 18 or 19*, 2020
Cut Scores and Equating
The cut scores (passing points) for the Phase II Examinations are:
Anatomical Pathology Phase II Examination: 194 / 300
Additional information on the cut score and equating process can be found here.
Administration of the Phase II Examination
The Phase II examination is administered at the American Board of Pathology’s testing facility in Tampa, FL. The facility is located 5 miles (10 minutes) from the Tampa International Airport and is connected to the Westshore Grand Hotel.
If you have questions about your reservation, please call the hotel at +1-813-286-4400 -- be sure to tell the reservations agent that you are attending the ACVP exam. If you have a question for ACVP, please send an email to email@example.com.
See the ACVP Certifying Examination Candidate Handbook for detailed information
Anatomic Pathology Resources:
Clinical Pathology Resources: