PCHA 100 Hour Course Exam

The PCHA Exam is required for all individuals who complete the 100-hour standardized department-approved administrator training after Jan. 31, 2009.

Did you know?

96.4%* of participants who complete Temple Harrisburg’s Personal Care Home Administrator 100 Hour Course PASS the state exam!

Ready to take the exam?

Location / Contact:

The exam can be taken at Temple University Harrisburg, by appointment only, by emailing jennifer.donahue@temple.edu


The exam costs $150.  This exam fee is waived for individuals who have completed the full 100-hours with Temple University Harrisburg.


Individuals may register for the exam if they have completed the 100 Hour course at a DHS approved training facility OR if they have a current PA NHA License. Either way, documentation must be submitted to Jennifer Donahue prior to taking the exam.

*Based on pass/fail rate of Temple Harrisburg 100 Hour Course Exam participants from 2014-2019