Nursing Assistant Program Information


The Nursing Assistant program prepares individuals to perform routine nursing-related services to patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities under the training and supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. The program includes instruction in infection control, communication and interpersonal skills, safety and emergency procedures, personal care skills, and basic nursing skills. Direct patient care training & instruction is facilitated in the classroom, lab and clinical settings. 

Note: This class and certification is a prerequisite for the EVIT Practical Nurse program.


Occupational Profile:

Gainful Employment Disclosure:

Licensure or Certification Information:

Career Pathways: Certified Nursing Assistant, Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse 


Length of Program

190 clock hours including clinical (6 weeks)


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in Basic Reading and Math
  • Current AHA BLS CPR Card (must remain current during the timeframe of the program).

Program Tuition


Supply Fees*


*Supply Fees Include: Student ID Badge, Consumable Classroom Supplies

Estimated Out of Pocket Fees*


*DPS Fingerprint card -$70.00, Uniform (Scrubs, close toe shoes, watch with second hand) -$80.00, Blood Pressure Kit -$25.00, D&S Headmaster NA -$130.00, AZBON State License (optional) - $100.00, CastleBrach - $45.00, Drug Screen -$35.00, Books -$75.00. Immunizations are not included in the estimate but are required for clinicals.

Funding Opportunities

  • Federal Student Aid/Financial Aid

  • VA Education Benefits

  • Tribal Funding for eligible students

  • Scholarships

  • Interest-free payment plans available

For any financial assistance questions, please reach out to our Financial Aid Office at [email protected]

Start Date





July 24, 2023   

Sept. 1 2023

Monday - Friday, Daily

7:00am - 2:30pm



Tiffany Lambert-Lawrence, Enrollment Advisor
  [email protected]/ 480-461-4156