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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

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Check your eligibility

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

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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 ‣

 

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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 ‣
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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


 

 

 

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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NHA gives us the reporting and support needed to ensure that our people are preparing properly and testing well.

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Preparing your students or healthcare team for their exam?


Complete the form below and a certification specialist will get in touch to help you start offering certification exams at your institution.

Resources to help you get started

Still have questions about earning your certification through NHA?