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UCNS Certification Testing

Coordinated through Measurement Research Associates, a division of Measurement Incorporated.

The United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) is a non-profit professional medical organization sponsored by five parent organizations. Its primary mission is to provide for accreditation and certification with the goal of enhancing the quality of training for physicians in neurological subspecialties and the quality of patient care.

The UCNS is designed to recognize added competence and to assist subspecialties that have matured to the point where accreditation of training programs and certification of graduates is appropriate.

Certification testing windows for 2017


  • Registration start date: October 31, 2016
  • Examination delivery window: January 30-February 3, 2017


  • Registration start date: June 12, 2017
  • Examination delivery window: August 7-11, 2017


  • Registration start date: June 12, 2017
  • Examination delivery window: September 11-15, 2017


  • Registration start date: October 9, 2017
  • Examination delivery window: December 4-8, 2017

Computer-Based Testing Tutorial and Practice Exam

Obtain general information about computer-based testing and answers to frequently asked questions, as well as practice taking an exam using the computer-based test tutorial.


First-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. Appointments may be made up to one business day in advance.

After you schedule your test, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.

Last updated 2017-01-05