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ASBOG FG Examination Prep Course Now Available!

ASBOG has contracted with an independent vendor to prepare an online Fundamentals of Geology (FG) examination prep course. The prep course is aligned with the eight content domains and results from the 2023 Task Analysis Survey (TAS).

ASBOG Fall 2024 Computer-Based Examinations

The ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology (FG) and Practice of Geology (PG) examinations is scheduled for October 3 and 4, 2024. Eligibility to sit for the ASBOG National Licensure Examinations varies and is determined by each State Member Board. Candidates seeking licensure in Georgia, Minnesota, and Utah will have an additional step to register for the examinations. Candidates from these states must first complete preregistration through the Prometric portal using this

All other candidates should first contact the Geology Board for the state in which they wish to seek licensure to start the application process. Contact information for the State Member Boards can be found on the ASBOG website through this LINK.

Once the State Member Board has approved and pre-registered a candidate to sit for an exam, the candidate will receive an email from registrations@ approximately 6 weeks before the exam administration that will contain instruction for how to register, pay and schedule their exam. Both the FG and PG will be offered in the 8am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm time slots. Candidates taking the examinations will be able to sign up and take the exam(s) at any of 500+ Prometric testing facilities throughout the contiguous US, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii.

New ASBOG Examinee Candidate Handbook

The ASBOG Examinee Candidate Handbook (click) is the official guide to policies and procedures for the ASBOG National Geology Examinations. This guide will provide important information to exam candidates regarding scope; content and development of the licensure exams; a step-by-step guide to register and pay for the computer-based exams and select a testing location; and example practice questions to help prepare for the ASBOG National Geology Examinations.

Last Updated: May 10, 2024