Nursing Assistant

About

Our Nursing Assistant course provides instruction in knowledge and performance skills to provide basic care to patients in hospitals, long-term care facilities and personal homes. Upon successful completion of the program, individuals are eligible for the certification test for nursing assistants. This 100-hour course is offered each semester. Classes begin in the summer, spring and fall semester.

Courses Are Offered At These Locations

Admission Requirements

Complete and submit the following:

  • Application for Admission to Hinds Community College
  • Application for Selection to the Nursing Assistant Program
    • Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
    • Effective for Fall 2022 applications will be available February 1 thru July 31 with preference given to applications completed by April 15.
    • Effective for Spring 2023 applications will be available September 1 thru January 1 with preference given to applications completed by October 31.
    • Effective for Summer 2023 applications will be available February 1 thru May 15 with preference given to applications completed by April 15.
  • Validation of high school graduation by official high school transcript or high school equivalency transcript (GED®, HiSET®, TASC™, or Mississippi Competency-Based High School Equivalency). (For currently enrolled high school students, an updated transcript, validating high school graduation, will be required prior to beginning the program.)
  • Official college transcripts from all colleges, except Hinds Community College.
  • ACT composite score of 15 (12 if taken before October 1989) OR an official Next Generation ACCUPLACER Reading score of 246, ACCUPLACER Reading score of 76, or Compass® Reading score of 72.
  • Selection is based on the earliest date of completion.

Submit all completed forms to

Office of Admissions
Nursing/Allied Health Center
1750 Chadwick Drive
Jackson, MS 39204-3490

Submitting information to other locations will delay the processing of the applicant’s file.

Contact

Kim Neely
Health Continuing Education Coordinator
601-376-4958
Program Entry Navigators
601-376-4807
Cooper McCachren
Nursing and Allied Health Center Advisor
601-376-4803
Christie Adair
Nursing and Allied Health Center Advisor
601-376-4813
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