Healthcare Accreditation Certification Program (HACP)
Knowledge you need, Recognition you deserve!

How to Apply

Applying for the HACP is easy! Here’s how it works:

  1. NEW CANDIDATES and HACP's who let their certification expire must complete a simple application. The application can be submitted on-line and paid by credit card, or downloaded and mailed to our office with an enclosed check.
  2. You will be notified by email once we have approved and processed your application. The email will contain login information for taking your exam online through Exam Online exams can be taken at any time during the year.

How much does it cost to take the initial exam?

Standard On-Line Exam Fee = $275
Standard In-Person Preparation Course & Proctored Exam Fee = $345
Employee of a CIHQ or ARS Member Organization On-Line Exam Fee = $225

Ready to Apply?

For NEW CANDIDATES and HACP's who let their certification expire.

Did You Not Pass the Initial Online Exam and Need to RE-TAKE It?

HACP is listed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as meeting criteria for inclusion in a hospitals Demographic Data Collection Tool™ for Magnet Status.