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Nursing Assistant – Certificate


Nursing Assistant


This course is designed for students interested in becoming nursing assistant. Students receive training that will enable them to work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, or other health care facilities. A criminal background check is completed as a part of the program. This program is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

What You Can Do


  • Acute Care Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes Long-Term Care
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Assisted Living Centers
  • Home Health

Earning Potential

View the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook for Nursing Assistants at Nursing Assistants and Orderlies : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (

Modes of Instruction
Learn more about the modes of instruction offered at John A. Logan College.

Program Details

00NAD 0055

NAD 101Nursing Assistant Training7

Total Hours for Degree7

The Certificate in Nursing Assistant is a minimum of 7 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

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John A Logan College is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission. For more information on programs with specialized accreditations please visit Programs with Specialized Accreditations – John A. Logan College (

John A Logan offers a seamless transfer to the next step in your educational journey for many of our programs. Our academic programs prepare you for what you will need to transfer to a four-year college or university. When you have selected the college where you would like to transfer, it is important to review their specific admission and course requirements. John A Logan College has many articulation agreements with various colleges.

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  1. Demonstrate safe practices that comply with standards of practice for nursing assistants.
  2. Demonstrate behaviors consistent with professional work ethics.
  3. Demonstrate infection control practices that comply with standards of practice for nursing assistants

Nursing Faculty Contact

Crystal Young, BSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Certified Nursing Assistant

Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8105
Office: G218 B