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HSE Education PathwayEducation Pathway to Health Services Executive (HSE) Designation



To qualify for the HSE Education pathway, the below criteria must be met. For any additional questions, please email NAB at hse@nabweb.org.

  • Official Transcript verifying BA/BS or higher from an HSE Accredited college or university. Transcripts can be sent to NAB by mail or by email. The following colleges/universities are currently accredited by the NAB:

                              * University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire - Eau Claire, Wisconsin

  • Passing score on the Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) exam. The NHA exams can only be taken through state licensing boards.
  • Successful passing of additional 50 item Resident Care/Assisted Living (RCAL) and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) exam(s) not previously completed successfully.
  • Review within the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) and finding no disqualifying actions.
  • Verification of the completion of a 1,000 hour Adminstrator in Training (AIT) program (if not completed through your university academic program)
  • Online HSE application completed and submitted through NABVerify.

For more information, please review the HSE Qualifications Criteria or NAB's HSE Tipsheet.