Nursing Assistant



  • One Year Program (Seniors)
  • 16 College Credit Hours
  • Earn CNA Certification
  • Priority enrollment into the Nursing Assistant program is given to seniors. Juniors interested may also apply into CNA, or select a different program (with Health Science or WATC) and switch to CNA their senior year.


The Certified Nursing Assistant program offers students the opportunity to learn in a classroom setting about a variety of health sciences and basic medical terminology. Students also get hands-on experience in a clinical setting and work directly with patients in local long-term care facilities. Students completing this one-year program of study will earn 16 college credits at UAFS. At the completion of the program, students meet the requirements to take the examination for state CNA certification.


    Fall Semester 1st Year           Spring Semester 1st Year     
Intro to Health Occupations Nurse Assisting
Medical Terminology First Aid

(Sample schedule only, student’s schedule may vary)