About CHIAP™ Certification

Advance Your Career with the CHIAP™

Healthcare internal auditing has been adopted as one of the cornerstones of corporate governance. As the premier healthcare internal audit organization, AHIA is the perfect match to lead this certification program.

Become a Certified Healthcare Internal Audit Professional™ to...
  • set the bar for future CHIAP™ Certification Exam-Takers
  • prove your competency, skill and dedication to the healthcare internal auditing profession 
  • earn credibility and respect in your field
  • advance your career and create new professional opportunities
The AHIA Certification Management System
is Now Open for Applications!
  • The application system will remain open until April 15, 2019.
  • The first CHIAP™ exam cycle will be open for testing for 8 weeks beginning May 1, 2019!
  • The CHIAP™ exam is designed for professionals with at least 2 years of experience in healthcare internal auditing. Visit the Exam Preparation page for more information on the exam content.
  • The CHIAP™ exam can be taken at any of the more than 250 PSI testing centers across the United States.
  • Visit the Application Process page to review the requirements and apply.
The Best Preparation is Your
Valuable Years of Work Experience!

The CHIAP™ Certification exam is designed for professionals with at least 2 years of experience in healthcare internal auditing. If you have more than 3 years of experience in healthcare internal auditing, you are well on your way to passing the CHIAP™ exam. 

Visit www.ahia.org/certification/exam-preparation to view the body of knowledge categories covered in the CHIAP™ exam and test your knowledge with sample questions!


Policy Updates

These important policy updates, will leave you no reason to hesitate!
During the first exam window...

  • If you're application is denied, you will be recieve a full refund. During future exam windows, applicants will be eligible for a refund less a $100 processing fee!
  • Approved applicants are allowed up to two retake attempts during their eligibility period. Candidates who sit for the exam during the first exam window will be allowed to schedule their first retake attempt at no charge! If you do not pass the exam, you will be able to see your scores in major categories to help you on your next attempt.

Review the Candidate Handbook prior to applying, to view all the CHIAP™ Certification Program Policies and Procedures.


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