Stacking healthcare certifications is a win for job seekers, educational institutions and employers

Stacking healthcare certifications is a win for job seekers, educational institutions and employers


Achieving stacked credentials — or micro credentials — is gaining popularity as a way to build desirable skills and promote career growth. Many allied health education programs and healthcare institutions encourage students and employees to earn multiple NHA credentials. And for good reason.

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Expand skills

Earning multiple healthcare credentials proves competency in a diverse range of knowledge and skills.

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Land jobs

As healthcare roles expand, employers seek job candidates who are skilled in multiple areas.

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Climb the career ladder

Professionals who stack credentials often have more opportunities for advancement and a clear path to prolong their educational journey even further.



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"As somebody who has interviewed people before, that [multiple credentials] tells me this person has put a lot of effort and time into wanting to do this job."

Barb Patterson, Pre-Nursing Instructor

NHA credentials were made to work together


NHA certifications were designed to be combined. Consider these winning healthcare certification combinations.


Multiple credentials for the medical assistant

The role of the medical assistants (MA) is expanding, and this powerful NHA certification combination can make for a well-rounded MA.

 

 

 


Multiple credentials for the medical administrator

A wide range of knowledge in today’s world of evolving technology and regulations can support a strong career behind the desk.

 


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