The Certified Nursing Assistant course (HLTH 1200) at MCC prepares students to become a vital part of the healthcare world as a CNA.
CNAs assistant nurses and doctors with basic nursing tasks related to meeting physical needs and activities of daily living.
In order to become state-certified, students must take a state-approved program and pass a state-administered competency evaluation.
Job & Salary Outlook
There are multiple job opportunities in the healthcare field for CNAs. Currently CNAs may start anywhere from $15 to $20 per hour, and may be even higher in some agencies. Shift differentials are available for those who work evening and overnight shifts.
Degrees & Certificates Offered
The MCC Certified Nursing Assistant course helps students to become a CNA, which some Nursing programs require for students wanting to become a Registered Nurse. Some medical school programs also recommend working as a CNA prior to entering a pre-medicine program.
Susan Lund, RN, MSN, program director/instructor
Constance Crouch, RN, BSN, instructor
Nancy Zolck, RN, BSN, instructor
for more information
If you are interested and would like to learn more, please call 531-622-2400 to schedule your advising appointment with a Success Navigator or Academic Advisor. You can also use this link to help navigate your next steps: https://www.mccneb.edu/Prospective-Students
NOTE: For accommodations concerning either of the applications above, please contact our Disability Support Services.