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Extended Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

at Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 4
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

MCTC offers nursing coursework that provides a pathway that prepares you to take the licensing exam to become a practical and/or a registered nurse. This pathway begins with a Nursing Assistant requirement, which can be met through successsful completion of NAHA 1819: Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide or NAHA 1850: Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Extended Hour. Successful completion of NAHA 1819 or NAHA 1850 prepares you to take the Nursing Assistant Test Out, which, if passed, places you on the Minnesota Department of Health Nursing Assistant Registry and qualifies you for employment in MN Department of Health-approved long-term care facilities as a Nursing Assistant. For full information about the MCTC Nursing Program admission requirements and application, see www.minneapolis.edu, Career Programs, Nursing (Practical and A.S. Degree in Nursing). Where You Could Work: Nursing homes, Home healthcare agencies, Assisted living facilities

Program Locations

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College 55403
  • Health Careers Institute - Hayfield 55403

Labor Market Information

  • Orderlies

  • Median wage: $14.74/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Personal Care Aides

  • Median wage: $11.08/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Nursing Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.26/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Home Health Aides

  • Median wage: $11.58/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 Toll-Free: (800) 247-0911 Local: (612) 659-6200 Email: admissions.office@minneapolis.edu