Nursing: Nurse Aide Certificate

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Program Options

Degree, Certificate or Diploma


Council Bluffs Campus
Clarinda Center
Cass County Center
Shelby County Center

Job Outlook

6,953 Jobs (2020)

+5.0% Change from 2020-2025


  • Entry: $12.17
  • Average: $14.23
  • Experienced: $19.61

Career Examples

  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
  • Certified Medication Aides (CMA)
  • Patient Care Technicians (Healthcare Practitioners and Technical)
  • Certified Medical Assistants (CMA)
  • Patient Care Technicians (Healthcare Support)
  • Medical Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Resident Care Assistants.

First Semester

HSC 172 - Nurse Aide 3.0 Credit(s)
HSC 113 - Medical Terminology 2.0 Credit(s)

Semester Total: 5.0 Credits

Total Semester Hours Required: 5.0


  • This certificate program does not meet the 16 semester hour requirements for federal financial aid.  Students who require federal financial aid should select the Nursing: Advanced Nursing Certificate program of study.

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Program Disclaimers

  • Salary information from EMSI Analyst Database