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How to get certified

How to get certified

Ready to take the next step in your career and earn your healthcare certification? Here’s how.

5 steps to becoming a certified healthcare professional


Check your eligibility

Make sure you’re qualified to sit for your NHA certification exam. Take the quiz to see if you qualify ‣


Register for your exam

Register to take your exam through our certification portal.

How to apply for an exam – individuals not in school ‣
How to apply for an exam – individuals enrolled in a program ‣



Prepare for your exam

Take advantage of our preparation materials that are designed to improve NHA certification exam performance.

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Take the exam

You’ll take the exam either at your school, a PSI testing center near you, or through live remote proctoring at the location of your choice.

What to Expect on Test Day — Watch Now ‣

Get your results

For online exams, NHA will officially post your certificate results to your account page within two days of scoring your test.

How to Print Your NHA Certificate ‣

More resources to help you on your certification journey

Candidate Handbook ‣

Candidate Handbook Exceptions for LRP ‣

Accommodations Form ‣

Accommodations may be available to individuals with documented disabilities pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).




Are you ready to get your certification?

Eight nationally-recognized healthcare certifications

Show your commitment to professional development, patient care and quality work by earning one of NHA’s eight NCCA-accredited certifications:

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Resources to help you get started

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