Years of Experience
  • Health Administration
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Business Manager
  • Health & Safety Manager

Taking the NHA exams

To become a licensed nursing home administrator, one must pass both the National and State exams which is administered by NAB. Some states administer their own state exams. The national exams are organized into the CORE AND NHA line of practice (LOS).

Nursing Home Administrator Practice Exams

We have prepared 17 practice exams to help you to adequately prepare for your nursing home administrator license national exam. Our practice tests are prepared to cover the new NAB domains which came into effect in July 2022.

These nursing home administrator practice exams are written by someone who has taken and passed the exams, and who is a licensed nursing home administrator, with over 15 years of college teaching experience.

Nursing Home Administrator License National Practice Exams

TThe national exam is made up of 150 questions and covers the NAB CORE and NAB LOS domains. The NAB CORE exam covers four domains, whilst the Line of Service exams covers 3 domains.

NAB CORE domain

  • Care, Services, and Supports
  • Operations
  • Environment and Quality
  • Leadership and Strategy

NAB LOS domain

  • Care, Services, and Supports
  • Operations
  • Environment and Quality

Nursing Home Administrator License State Practice Exams

We have prepared state exams for nursing home administrator license covering the laws governing nursing facility administration. Currently we have practice exams for the following states

  • State of Missouri Nursing Home Administrator License Practice Exams
  • State of Maryland Nursing Home Administrator License Practice Exams

NHA National Exams


Option for NHA National only

NHA State Exams

$150/Select State

NHA State

NHA National + State


National + State Combo

Nursing Home Administrator Opportunities

Nursing home administration offers new opportunities for career growth and advancement. It is among the fastest growing fields in the healthcare industry today.

Nursing Home Administrator skills

The nursing home sector is a dynamic and complex field that requires that administrative professionals be flexible and adaptive. The nursing home administrator must be skilled in the various intricacies of providing quality resident care. They must possess the interpersonal skills and business savvy required to manage healthcare organizations.

NHA Job growth

As the population of the United States ages, the demand for nursing home services is expected to increase above the average demand in other healthcare sectors. The increased demand requires properly trained managers who can handle the interconnected functions of the typical nursing home to manage the increase in the demand for nursing home services.

It is estimated that by 2024, there will be more than 56,300 additional jobs for nursing home administrators with a total of 389,000 jobs in the field. This is more than 16.9% growth over the next ten years, making the growth rate in the field far above the national average for other jobs in the healthcare industry. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the demand for nursing home administrators will increase by 18% by 2028, which is faster than the average for healthcare occupations.

There are numerous career opportunities for licensed Nursing Home Administrators. They can work the management of nursing care facilities as well as in nursing and residential care facilities and outpatient care centers.

Nursing Home Administrator Salary

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has published the salary and growth data on nursing home administration. Salaries range from a low $72,510, to an average $106,070 and high range $165,380 per annum.

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