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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 5
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The program is approved by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Students completing the course are eligible to take the MDH Competency test for nursing assistants which is offered at the college. Successful candidates are placed on the State Nursing Assistant Registry.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Home Health Aides

  • Median wage: $11.99/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Nursing Assistants

  • Median wage: $13.52/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Orderlies

  • Median wage: $16.24/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Personal Care Aides

  • Median wage: $11.26/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu