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Become a Certified

Nursing Assistant

Learn valuable skills that will flourish into a rewarding career



Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) are compassionate and resilient individuals who play a pivotal role in the daily life of their patients. They provide direct care in hospitals, nursing homes, and home care environments. With the chance to develop meaningful relationships with patients and improve their quality of life, a career as a CNA can be both personally and professionally rewarding.

On-campus program - learn hands-on training from experienced professionals

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Nursing Assistant certification course

essential information


program fees

  • CNA Tuition $870

  • Registration fee: $100

  • Scrubs, background check, clinical rotation physical (with 2 step TB, updated immunizations and drug screen) required

  • Tuition assistance may be available

Class info

  • 5-week program + 80 Clinical hours

  • Meets 2 days each week

  • 4 hours each day

  • Class size: 12 students

  • Space is limited, please register early

why pursue a career in Nursing Assisting

According to, nursing assistants (CNA) in Indiana earn an average annual salary of $31,526 and work in one of the fastest growing professions. An estimated 36,600 new jobs will be needed in this profession by 2030.

about our certificate program

course topics

In the Certified Nursing Assisting program, the skills and topics you will learn include:

  • The Roles & Responsibilities of the CNA

  • Resident Rights

  • Infection Control

  • Medical Concerns and Safety

  • Fire Safety

  • Basic Nursing

  • Activities of Daily Living

  • Resident Environment

  • Skin Care & Pressure Prevention

  • Restraints

  • Rehab & Restorative Services

  • Oxygen Use

  • Special Needs

  • Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities

  • Cognitive Impairment

  • Common Disease & Disorders

  • Admission, Transfer & Discharge

  • End of Life Care

  • Daily Responsibilities

  • Protecting Your Profession


start dates


Summer 2023

In-Person Day Program

  • May 30 - June 29, 2023   +Externship

  • Meets on-campus every Tues/Thurs at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Central Time

In-person Night Program

  • August 1 - August 31, 2023   +Externship

  • Meets on-campus every Tues/Thurs at 5:00 - 9:00 pm Central Time

Rolling Admission

  • Additional start dates will be added if enrollment permits

  • Please apply online and the Program Director will contact you directly

How to Apply


The application and enrollment process for our Nursing Assistant Certificate Program must be completed at least 30 days prior to requested program start date.

Apply on our Website

Schedule an Advising Meeting

Present Required Documents

Take Entrance Exam

Begin Class

Required documents for our Nursing Assistant Certificate Program are:

Proof of COVID Vaccination

Photo ID

Social Security Card

Birth Certificate

Health Insurance Card

Program Physical

Negative background check prior to the first day of class

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