AHA Certification Center

15 Years of Certification Center

The American Hospital Association Certification Center (AHA-CC) designs and administers Certification Programs to recognize mastery of well-defined bodies of knowledge within healthcare management disciplines.  For more information about a program click on a certification logo below.

In addition, the AHA-CC provides contracted services for project management and quality assurance to the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) in support of its Nurse Executive and Nurse Manager Certification Programs.







What's New

Exam administrations at education events:

Special administration of the certification exams will be held at the following events.  To apply for one of these exam administrations, submit the application to AMP as directed on the application. Advance registration is required.  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and will be closed when capacity is met.  On-site applications are not accepted.

CHC Examination is being administered at the following event:

  • March 15, 2017 during ASHE PDC Summit in Orlando, FL. For information about the administration, click here. For the exam application, click here. Registration deadline for this administration is February 15, 2017.

CPHRM Examination is being administered at the following event:

  • April 26, 2017 during the ASHRM Academy in Charlotte, NC. Information about the administration and exam application coming soon!!  

* CHC, CHESP, CHFM, CHHR, CMRP and CPHRM are trademarks of the AHA Certification Center, a division of the American Hospital Association, © 2015.


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