Achieving NHA certification and having those trusted, credible credentials shows employers that you are a candidate who is serious about their career.
Whether you’re a student going through an allied health program or already employed in the field, building your healthcare career starts here.
The value of NHA certification
Healthcare institutions are experiencing a strong need for employees with validated, nationally recognized certifications. An NHA credential shows that you are dedicated to your chosen field, demonstrating not only a proven level of knowledge, but also a desire for excellence.
75–93% of employers require or encourage certification for the 8 allied health professions NHA offers. (Source: NHA's 2020 Industry Outlook)
63% of employers said they increase pay when an employee earns professional certification. (Source: NHA's 2020 Industry Outlook)
NHA’s certification exams are portable, recognized by employers across the U.S, and accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
8 certifications, infinite opportunities
The National Healthcareer Association offers eight nationally accredited certifications that are recognized and respected by employers. With these certifications come more opportunities, better pay and increased job security.
*Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2019). Occupational Outlook Handbook.
National Healthcareer Association (2020). 2020 Industry Outlook.
I became employed within a few months of my certifications. I am so thankful that I was able to go from a job I hated to a career that I love.
Jennifer Devose - CPT, CET, CPCT/A
The NHA difference
NHA isn’t just a certification provider. We’re your certification partner—and we’re dedicated to providing tools, resources, advocacy, support, and industry connections to help you achieve success.
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Is NHA certification right for you?
Do you even need a certification? Does it matter which certification? How do you begin? We’ve broken it down in this short “5 Things to Know About Certification” eBook.Learn More About Certification