891 Keith Street NW, Suite 7
Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

(423) 614-3838
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) was created in 1967
by the Tennessee General Assembly (TCA 49-7-202) for the purpose of
coordinating and supporting the efforts of post-secondary institutions in
the State of Tennessee. One of its statutory requirements is to create a
master plan for the development of public higher education in Tennessee.

The mission for Tennessee's twenty-first century system of higher
education is to elevate the overall educational attainment of citizens in
the State through increased accessibility to mission-focused institutions,
which deliver educational services on campus, as well as through a
planned network of off-campus instruction and to prepare citizens
responsibly for success in the new century by providing high quality
teaching and research in an environment that serves the needs of its
Once you have completed your CNA training and successfully passed your
certification exam, you will show up on this registry.

You can use this link to obtain your certification number for your records
until your receive your certification card by mail. This site also has
information pertaining to name and address changes on your certification
and instructions for certification renewal. Contact this agency for any
questions about a current Nurse Aide certification.
This is the website for the testing agency for the CNA state certification exam.

Prior to testing, this is a good resource for practice because it offers a "free
question of the day", which is different each day, and a free practice test. It
also has a much longer practice test you may purchase by credit card to get
an even better idea of the testing strategies used on the state board exam.

This is also where students will schedule their state exam and be able to obtain
the results, once the test is scored.
The national certifying agency in which we refer our phlebotomy students to
obtain their national certification, which will allow them better chances of
obtaining jobs - across the country.

This site offers practice tests and preparation information to help prepare
candidates for the certifying examination. Candidates will register on this site
after course completion and be able to self-pay and schedule their exam at their
chosen site, at that point.

Please refer back to your account regularly on the NHA website for continuing
education and recertification requirements to keep your certification in good