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MSCP Certification

The Menopause Society Certified Practitioner (MSCP)

AThe Menopause Society Credential Logo - 2024_465 x 465s the definitive resource for menopause and other midlife healthcare issues,
The Society  developed a competency examination program in 2002 to

  • Set the standards for menopause practice
  • Assist women in locating clinicians who could provide optimal menopause-related healthcare

How to Earn the MSCP Credential

Details and an application form are found in the printed Candidate Handbook, a copy of which can be downloaded. It is important to read all of the exam-related policies in the Candidate Handbook before applying to take the exam. Please note the results from the June 2024 exam offering will be delayed as a new exam form is introduced.

 2024 MSCP
Candidate Handbook
Apply online to take
the MSCP Exam 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates must be licensed healthcare practitioners, including, but not limited to, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and psychologists.
  • A photocopy of the applicant’s current license must be submitted with the examination application
    and fee.

Suggested Study Materials

There is no study guide for the exam. However, The Society publishes many professional education resources that may be helpful in preparing for the exam. Menopause Practice: A Clinician’s Guide is The Society’s most comprehensive professional resource. Healthcare providers should seek out additional information from other reputable sources as well.

Helpful Links

In Person Testing

Candidates can now choose to schedule take their exam at a test center, in place of Live Remote Proctoring. This option requires an additional fee of $20.00, separate from the application fee. This fee is non-refundable, and is to be paid at the time you receive your Notice to Schedule email. Please do NOT schedule your Test Center appointment until you have paid the fee directly with Candidate Services at 919-572-6880 via telephone. A list of cities with In Person Test Centers can be found at https://www.assessments.meazurelearning.com/test-site-cities/.

In Person Testing Helpful Information can be found at


  • The fees to either take the exam or maintain the credential are $375 (Society member) and $675 (nonmember).


Scheduled Exam Windows

 Examination Date

Application and Payment

June 1 to June 30, 2024  May 1, 2024, 11:59 PM ET
October 1 to October 31, 2024  August 31, 2024, 11:59 PM ET
* No exceptions can be made to the deadlines.

Recognition of Competency

  • Eligible candidates who pass the examination will receive the MSCP credential.
  • The credential is valid for 3 years. For example, if you received your credential at any time during
    calendar year 2024, you have through December 31, 2027, to maintain it.
  • To maintain credential status, there are two options: reexamination or submit the appropriate continuing education credits (45 hours, with 15 from Menopause Society activities, during the 3-year timespan).

Benefits of MSCP Credential

If you are a licensed healthcare provider, you are invited to earn the prestigious credential of “The Menopause Society Certified Practitioner” or “MSCP.” Benefits include

  • Validation of a level of expertise from the preeminent scientific organization focused on menopause management
  • Enhanced credibility among patients and other healthcare providers
  • Opportunity to enhance promotion of your menopause practice in your community, leading to expansion of your patient base
  • Potentially higher income and job promotion
  • Permission to use “MSCP” every time you feature your name and other credentials (eg, MD, NP)
  • Special recognition on The Society's website, in clinician lists mailed to women
    without Internet access, and among peers at The Menopause Society Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Personal satisfaction of knowing you are providing your patients with the best possible care

If you earn the MSCP certification, you would receive from The Society the following materials to proudly display your accomplishment to patients and colleagues:

  • Certificate   
  • MSCP logo for your use (eg, letterhead, website)
  • Suggested press release for alerting your local media outlets
The Menopause Society Certified Practitioner search makes it easy for patients to find an MSCP for their healthcare.



If you have questions about your exam application or testing appointment, please contact Meazure Learning at candidatesupport@meazurelearning.com or 919/572-6880 Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Eastern.

If you have questions about The Menopause Society Certified Practitioner program, please contact Elizabeth Slogar by e-mail or telephone (440/442-7697).

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