Graduation Requirements

Georgia Allied Health Institute awards certificates for successful completion of full-time day and/or evening programs.  Students must meet the certificate of completion requirements as outlined in the Academic Catalog current at the time of application for graduation.

Students must successfully complete all courses in the program of study.  Transfer of credit from another institution or proficiency credit may be used to qualify as successful completion of a course. Certificates will not be awarded if the highest grade recorded for a course is “F”, “W”, or “I”.

Students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (grade of “C” or better) for all course work completed at Georgia Allied Health Institute. Students must be in good financial standing and all monies owed the school must be paid prior to earning the certification.

Certification Tests

Georgia Allied Health Institute offers programs prepare students and make graduates eligible to take the National HealthCareer Association’s (NHA) certification exam. Those programs include phlebotomy technician, patient care technician, medical assistant,  EKG technician, pharmacy technician. GAHI programs offered also includes diagnostic medical Sonography ( ultrasound technician) , the training makes the graduates eligible to take the registry exam with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). The certified nurse’s assistant (CNA)  program offered by GAHI prepares graduates to take the Georgia Nurses Assistant licensing exam. The dialysis technician program offered by GAHI, prepares students to take the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis (CCHT)exam

Certification of Completion

Certificates of Completion are awarded upon satisfactory completion of all courses in the student’s program.  A degree or diploma will not be issued nor will record of graduation of the program be posted to a student’s academic record until successful completion of the all requirements for graduation is met.  If a student does not complete the necessary credit or courses for graduation, a certificate of completion indicating the amount of credit hours earned will be awarded.