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National Nursing Home Administrator Examinations

The National 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, and the National Nursing Home Administrators Line of Service Examination. You can apply online at

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”.