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Health Care Assistant

  • Scooba campus
  • Certificate program

The Health Care Assistant, Nursing Assistant/Aide (CNA) Program prepares the individual to assist in providing health care as a member of the health care profession.

Graduates of the one-semester program will be awarded the Certificate of Health Care Assistant. Students who complete the program may qualify for employment as Homemakers, Nursing Assistant/CNA, Long-Term Care Aides or Home Health Aides in the Mississippi Health Care industry.

The program has been designed in modular format to allow sequential scheduling over a semester, or it may be blocked into a short course format. Extra points are provided to allow employment as a Long Term Care Aide after completion of the Nurse Assistant Core, and Homemaker/Home Health Aide Course of study.



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Main Campus
1512 Kemper Street
PO Box 158
Scooba, MS 39358
(662) 476-8442
Golden Triangle
8731 South Frontage Road
PO Box 100
Mayhew, MS 39753
(662) 243-1900
CAFB Extension Center
81 Fifth Street, Room A
CAFB, MS 39710
(662) 434-2660
NAS Meridian Extension
255 Rosenbaum Ave.
Meridian, MS 39309
(601) 679-3570