Nurse Assisting

Nurse Assisting students.
  • This program allows students to learn personal care skills necessary to assist the elderly and chronically ill who may live in nursing homes, rehabilitation centers or may be a patient in a hospital or long-term homecare agency. The program will include classroom hours and lab/clinical experience hours in local nursing homes. Students can also sit for the New York State Certification Exam. Both day and evening programs are offered at various times throughout the year. Upon successful completion, students will be issued a CiTi Certificate of Completion.

    • SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) Code: 31-1014
    • U.S. Department of Labor:
    • HEGIS Code 5209.20

    Nurse assisting teacher, Patty Boucher, gives a brief overview of the CiTi Adult Offerings nurse assisting program:


  • Admissions Requirements: 

    • Completed application
    • Up-to-date physical and immunizations
    • Students must provide their own scrubs and shoes
    • Interview

Course Information

  • Tuition: $2,860

    Completion Rate**: 86% 

    Job Placement Rate**: 83%

    Program Length: 125 hours

    Schedule: Days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. OR Evenings Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.

    Location: Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation (CiTi)- Cayuga Community College Campus (11 River Glen Dr, Fulton, NY 13069) 

    Start Date: Fall, Spring, Summer

    Taught by: Nancy Monica, BSN RN

    Average Salary*: $28,530 

     *According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    **According to CiTi data for the 2020-2021 program year

    This is a COE-approved program.

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