Become a Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist™

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BCMAS™ Improves Trust Among Patients & HealthCare Providers

Watch Dr. Janet Woodcock, Head of the Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, FDA, discuss the importance of professional standards.

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Diversity in Clinical Trials

Despite understanding the causes for why diversity in clinical trial patient recruitment remains low, finding and implementing successful solutions remains a critical challenge.

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Beyond Certification

In addition to earning your board certification in medical affairs and setting yourself apart in the industry, you’ll enjoy a number of perks as a BCMAS graduate, including:

ACMA Mentorship Program

At the completion of the certification program when you’ve attained your BCMAS designation, ACMA will assign you to a qualified mentor with whom you can consult on medical affairs and career matters.

ACMA Career Database Resources

You’ll also have exclusive access to ACMA’s career database resources that can help you find and land your dream job in medical affairs. These perks are completely complimentary and only available to BCMAS graduates.

The Official Board Certification for Medical Affairs/MSL Professionals

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  • The first & largest Board Certification program recognized by regulators & industry leaders
  • BCMAS professionals come from over 200+ companies in over 70+ countries
  • Developed by over 35+ experts from industry, academia, and clinical medicine
  • Accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education & Training/American National Standards Institute (IACET/ANSI)
  • Member of Institution for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)
  • Joint provider of CME/CE for physicians and pharmacists through our partnership with ScientiaCME

The ACMA has developed the first ever universal standards of conduct for Medical Affairs and MSL professionals.


ACMA learners are in over 70 countries. We have partnerships with several global organizations including Interfarma in South America, the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA), the Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education in Canada and many others.


Research in education demonstrates that learners do best when learning on their own terms. The BCMAS program is a self-paced, online program. It is designed for busy professionals. Study on your laptop, tablet or mobile device.