3-credit Technical Diploma
Time to Degree
How You'll Learn
The students enrolled in the Nursing Assistant program should be able to meet the established technical standards identified below with or without reasonable accommodation. The technical standards for the Nursing Assistant program are representative of those found in the Nursing Assistant profession.
Review the Nursing Assistant Technical Standards.
Learn fundamental nursing assistant skills through lectures, demonstrations and skills practice in this 120-hour program. After mastering the skills, complete training in a nursing home or hospital setting under the supervision of an instructor. Certified Medication Assistant course is available for qualified CNAs.
- Spring schedule available online: November 6
- Spring registration begins: November 10 (veterans only) and November 11 (7 a.m. online and 8 a.m. phone and in-person)
The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.
Additional Estimated Costs
- Any computer or tablet
- Immunizations/testing: $65
- Background check: $20
- Certification test: $120
- Optional acute care requirements: $800