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NCCT office hours for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on how thankful we are for our clients and friends. Your business and support are truly appreciated, not just at Thanksgiving, but all throughout the year.

In order to allow our staff to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with their families, the NCCT offices will close Wednesday, November 21, at 2:00 p.m. through Friday, November 23. We will resume regular business hours Saturday, November 24.

Our entire team wishes you and your loved ones a very Happy Thanksgiving!


The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) is an independent credentialing organization that has tested healthcare professionals and instructors throughout the United States since 1989. NCCT provides multiple qualifying paths for certification in the following roles.

Assistant - NCMA

Accredited by NCCA

Medical Office
Assistant - NCMOA

Accredited by NCCA

Technician - NCET

Accredited by NCCA

Technician - NCPT

Accredited by NCCA

Tech in Surgery - Certified

Accredited by NCCA

Insurance and Coding
Specialist - NCICS

Accredited by NCCA

Patient Care
Technician - NCPCT

Accredited by NCCA

Certified Postsecondary
Instructor® - CPI®



Our interactive review systems provide a comprehensive review for certification exams and allow the user to review anywhere, anytime. Currently available for medical assistants, phlebotomists, and surgical technologists with more disciplines coming soon. Features include:

  • Practice Exam Simulation
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Flash Cards
  • Case Studies
  • Preliminary Sample Quiz
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Are you a military service member interested in becoming certified? NCCT offers multiple paths to certification including a route specifically for U.S. military service men and women. Applicants will receive the discounted military rate for all of our certification programs.

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Professionals holding NCCT credentials are expected to complete continuing education (CE) activities annually to maintain an active certification status. Annual recertification provides evidence both to employers and to the public that NCCT-credentialed professionals are updating their knowledge and staying abreast of changes in their fields.

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Schools and employers throughout the country utilize NCCT for their certification needs. Test your students or employees on site or we’ll help you find a nearby testing location that works for your students or employees. Each testing site is assigned a personal testing representative who will ensure your needs are met and questions are answered.

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NCCT recognizes adults can learn in many ways, which is the reason we offer multiple paths of qualification for certification testing. Eligibility paths may include education, experience, or both! We work directly with hospitals and medical offices to determine how we can best meet the certification needs of its employees.

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