National and State Nursing Home Administrators Examinations

The National and Michigan NHA examinations are administered in a computerized format. This allows the candidate to schedule an exam on a date and location that is convenient through PSI Services testing centers

All applicants must apply for the Michigan nursing home administrator license before they can take the National Core of Knowledge Exam for Long Term Care Administrators, the National Nursing Home Administrators Line of Service Examination and/or Michigan examinations. Please download the Nursing Home Administrator by Examination Application.

As soon as the Board office has made a candidate eligible to take the exam(s), the candidate will be sent information about how to register online to take the exam(s). More information about the computerized examinations can be found on the NAB website.

Preparation Courses for NHA Exams: Review courses for the NHA examinations are offered by the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators. Course information is available on the ACHCA Michigan Chapter website under "Education”.