ABT - American Board of Toxicology, Inc.

ID# 000900
P.O. Box 97786
Raleigh, NC 27624
United States
919-841-5022 (Main Phone)
Description
The American Board of Toxicology, Inc. was incorporated in the District of Columbia on April 17, 1979, as a self-sustaining not-for-profit corporation. The purpose of the ABT is:

• to encourage the study of the science of toxicology,
• to stimulate its advancement by establishing standards for professional practice,
• to prepare and administer procedures including tests for the implementation of such standards, and
• to confer recognition by certificates or otherwise upon those members of the profession who, measured against such standards, demonstrate competence.

Eligibility
The following combinations of educational training and experience are needed to meet the eligibility requirements for admission to the Certification Examination:

(a) an applicant must possess an earned doctoral degree in an appropriate field and have at least three years of full-time professional post-doctoral experience in toxicology or part-time equivalent of at least three years experience. In addition, the potential Diplomate must have principal involvement in the practice of toxicology within the year immediately prior to the date of application; or

(b) an applicant must possess an earned Master's degree in an appropriate field and have at least seven years of full-time professional post-baccalaureate experience in toxicology or part-time equivalent of at least seven years. In addition the potential Diplomate must have principal involvement in the practice of toxicology within the year immediately prior to the date of application; or

(c) an applicant must possess an earned Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field and have at least ten years of full-time professional post-baccalaureate experience in toxicology or part-time equivalent of at least 10 years. In addition, the potential Diplomate must have principal involvement in the practice of toxicology within the year immediately prior to the date of application.
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