Nursing Assistant


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
  • 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.
  • Submit an ACT (American College Test) score.
  • This score must be a composite of 15 (taken after October 1, 1989) or 12(taken before October 1, 1989) or Next Generation ACCUPLACER Reading score of 246, ACCUPLACER Reading score of 76 or Compass® Reading score of 72.

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.


Nursing & Allied Health Center
P: 601-376-4807
F: 601-376-4962

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