Specialist of the Canadian College of Microbiologists (SCCM)

This certification recognizes an advanced level of competence in designated areas of microbiology beyond that of the RMCCM. This is designated predominantly to provide recognition for supervisory personnel who have advanced their proficiency in microbiology through additional education and experience.

To apply for SCCM certification, please complete the application form. The application fee is non-refundable and includes membership until December 31st if the application is successful.


Candidates who are required to write the exam must pass within three attempts in 2 years, following which a new application fee must be submitted. Application fees are not refundable if applicants do not meet the educational and other requirements to be candidates for certification.