Certification Overview

Please Note

If you are planning 630 CMPT Certification, please contact the Examinations Manager if:

  1. You took NAIOMT 500 / 600 level (Level's I or II) courses 5 years or more prior to today's date
  2. You completed the older level II Certificate prior to January 1st, 2016
NAIOMT's Ann Porter Hoke teaching

630 CMPT Certification

500 and 600 Level Tests and Exams

The NAIOMT 630 CMPT Certification requires the completion of all 500 and 600 Level courses, the online tests, and the 630 Oral Practical Exam.

These online tests may be taken in any order:

  • 511 Lumbopelvic Spine I
  • 516 Cervical Spine I
  • 611 Lumbopelvic Spine II
  • 613 Thoracic Spine
  • 616 Cervical Spine II
  • 621 Lower Extremity
  • 626 Upper Extremity

Oral Practical Exam

  • 630 Oral Practical Exam

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730 COMT Certification

700 Level Exams

After earning your CMPT you can advance to the COMT, which requires the completion of all 700 Level courses, Written Case Presentations and the 730 Oral Practical Exam.

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Costs

Online Tests

All online test costs (500 / 600 Level) are now included in the cost of the courses.

  • 511 Lumbopelvic Spine I
  • 516 Cervical Spine I
  • 611 Lumbopelvic Spine II
  • 613 Thoracic Spine
  • 616 Cervical Spine II
  • 621 Lower Extremity
  • 626 Upper Extremity

Oral Practical and Written Case Presentations

  • 630 Oral Practical - $599
  • 730 Written Case Presentations - $75 each
  • 730 Oral Practical - $1,250

As part of the Oral Practical Exams, there is an optional "Review & Practice Session" with faculty and examiners the day before the exam at no cost.

Grading

Test grades are:

  • Pass - 70% and above
  • No Pass - Below 70%
  • Safety Fail – Automatic No Pass regardless of test score

The exception to the above is the COMT Oral Practical Exam:

  • Pass - 80% and above
  • No Pass or Safety Fail - Below 80%

Payment and Cancellation Policy for Oral Practicals

If you are not able to pay the full registration fee, you may submit a $300 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit (for the 630 Oral Practical) or a 50% NON-REFUNDABLE deposit (for the 730 Oral Practical) at the time of registration. Please note that the balance of the exam fee is due and payable by the exam registration deadline (the date the registration closes - usually 12 weeks prior to the exam date) or you risk forfeiture of your deposit paid and timeslot.

Twelve Weeks Prior to the Exam Date:

  1. Cancellation on or after the 12-week deadline will result in the loss of the exam fee and or deposit.
  2. If another exam candidate is on the waiting list and takes the exam spot (up to 8 weeks prior to the exam) the exam fee and or deposit may be applied to another exam date.
  3. If an exam candidate chooses to cancel their entry to exam entirely (opting out of a date change) NAIOMT retains the exam fee and or deposit.

Eight Weeks Prior to the Exam Date:

  1. Within 8 weeks of the exam there is no option to find a substitute exam candidate and total fees and or deposits for the exam will be forfeited.
  2. In cases of exam candidate illness or emergency, NAIOMT will consider each emergency situation on a case-by-case basis. The registration fees paid may be applied to a future exam date. If an exam candidate chooses not to reschedule the exam they forfeit all exam fees and or deposit paid at that point.

Cancellation may jeopardize the running of the exam. NAIOMT reserves the right to cancel oral practical exams due to lack of registrants. NAIOMT will make every effort to give at least an 8 week notice if an exam needs to be cancelled or a date change needs to take place.

When NAIOMT cancels or makes a date change, there is no financial penalty to the candidate. NAIOMT will endeavor to transfer the candidate to another exam site or date as close as possible to the original arrangements. NAIOMT will not be responsible for any costs involved in changing travel plans. The candidate is advised to refrain from making travel arrangements until 8 weeks out from the exam date.

Please contact the Examinations and Credentialing Manager if you require any further assistance and information at 1-800-706-5550 or exams@naiomt.com.