Nurse Aide

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services.

Satisfactory completion of all program courses entitles students to participate in the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) examination and certification process. This will allow them to become eligible to be enrolled in the state nurse aide registry. Employers will require candidates to be a Certified Nurse Aide. The costs associated with the exam are a part of the program cost.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the ACCUPLACER® or COMPASS college placement test with no High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum Required Age of 16.

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 36, Sentence Skills 30, Arithmetic 23

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26

Note: Criminal background check and drug screen may be required based on the requirements for participation in clinical experiences.