HSE Accredited Universities Image

HSE Education Pathway

Share/Print Page:



HSE Accredited Universities

The following universities are HSE-Accredited by the NAB. Graduates of these universities with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in long term care administration from one of these entities may apply for the HSE™ through the Education pathway.

Please Note! Graduates of those universities who were previously NHA accredited by NAB (as denoted with *** on the listing of accredited universitiesmay apply using the Education Pathway if they graduated within the last three years of the HSE accrediation date of the university. Graduates from newly HSE accredited universities can apply through the Education Pathway if their graduation date is after the original HSE accreditation date. For more information regarding the HSE qualification, please email hse@nabweb.org.

Students who graduate from an HSE accredited program are eligible for a onetime 15% ($25) discount on the RCAL & HCBS exams, to be used within 6 months of their graduation date when applying via the Education Pathway. Offer cannot be combined with other discounts. Please contact hse@nabweb.org for details.  


Bellarmine University
Louisville, KY 
 HSE Accredited June 2021
Bowling Green State University***
Bowling Green, Ohio
 HSE Accredited June 2018
Concordia College***
Moorhead, Minnesota
HSE Accredited June 2019
Kent State University***
 Kent, Ohio
HSE Accredited October 2021
Eastern Washington University***
Spokane, Washington
 HSE Accredited June 2018
Ohio University***
Athens, OH
HSE Accredited November 2018 until December 31, 2021
Shawnee State University***
Portsmouth, Ohio
 HSE Accreditated October 2021
Southern Adventist University***
Collegedale, TN
HSE Accredited June 2021
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN
HSE Accredited October 2020
University of Minnesota-Crookston
Crookston, MN
 HSE Accredited November 2018
 University of Scranton***
Scranton, PA 
HSE Accredited November 2018 until June 2022
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire***
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
HSE Accredited November 2017
Utah Tech University
St George, UT
HSE Accrediated June 2022
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky
HSE Accredited June 2019
Youngstown State
Youngstown, Ohio
HSE Accredited June 2019