Certified Specialty Pharmacist

The final CSP examination in 2020 will be offered from October 1st to January 15, 2021 and applications will be due by November 15, 2020.

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NASP is now offering the CSP Exam Prep Course on-line. Enroll in our prep course to improve your knowledge, which may assist in your preparation for the certification.

The CSP Exam Preparatory Course will cover aspects of Clinical, Fulfillment, Intake and Outcomes that might be expected on the exam. Join expert faculty as key areas of specialty pharmacy and the specialty pharmacist’s role are discussed. Key topics include the fundamentals and considerations for the patient intake process, as well as fulfillment workflows, quality assurance and dispensing channels. Outcomes measures and standards are covered, and clinical modules review persistence and adherence, specialty drug classes, indications, interactions, and more.

The NASP’s CSP Exam Preparatory Course is optional and does not guarantee a passing score on the CSP examination.

Please note: As the CSP’s governing board, the SPCB does not accredit, approve, endorse, or recommend any education or training programs and/or products designed or intended to prepare candidates for certification. SPCB has no involvement in the development or delivery of such programs or products.

Register for the CSP Prep Course

The Candidate Handbook, which includes eligibility requirements, information on how to apply, scheduling your examination, preparing for the exam, what to expect on exam day, and maintaining certification, is available here. Information about the CSP exam content is available on the SPCB web site.

Candidate Handbook

CSP Exam Content Information

A directory of CSPs is available and additional information on the program and the exam is available on the SPCB website.

CSP Directory


As a specialty pharmacist, earning the CSP:

  • Leads to career advancement, increased job portability and improved marketability
  • Validates your experience and increases your professional credibility
  • Distinguishes the specialty pharmacy profession
  • Differentiates you in a competitive job market
  • Protects your patients
  • Demonstrates your commitment to continued professional development
  • Provides personal satisfaction and accomplishment
  • Increases recognition by colleagues and employers

Stand out within one of the fastest growing sectors in the pharmaceutical industry by earning the CSP credential.

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