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Nursing Assistant

at Ridgewater College

Program Details

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

About this Program

Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant. A program that 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.

Program Locations

  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson 55350
  • Ridgewater College, Willmar 56201

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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Ridgewater College
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar, MN 56201 Toll-Free: (800) 722-1151 Local: (320) 222-5200 TTY: (800) 627-3529