NBC-HIS header

Benefits of Certification

whybeTop Ten Reasons to be Board Certified

10. NBC-HIS has over 35 years of service to the hearing healthcare industry

9.  Symbolizes the highest standards of skill and knowledge

8.  NBC-HIS has international status as a certification agency in the hearing health field

7. Certification allows you to better meet the ever-changing demands of the industry and keep up with the technology of tomorrow

6. Ensures that you meet the highest level of professional competency, giving your patients comfort in your credibility and expertise

5. Commits you to a strict code of conduct, "The NBC-HIS Code of Ethics"

4. Professional legal liability is assured by the fact that NBC-HIS has a legally-defensible job analysis

3. NBC-HIS is the only hearing certification board that has national accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)

2. Being Board Certified gives you personal confidence in your own profession

1. Once Board Certified, your professional visibility and customer recognition can increase

Board Certification also enables you to:

  • Advance your career
  • Increase your earning potential (studies show that specialists with Board Certification have an average higher income than those without)
  • Demonstrate your commitment to acheiving excellence in your profession
  • Receive an annual NBC-HIS seal to place on your wall certificate upon payment of annual fees. This shows your clients that your certification credentials are up-to-date.
  • Use the "Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences" designation after your name