Nurse Assisting

Nurse Assisting students.
  • This is a 125-hour program where students 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 certified long-term homecare agency. The program will include 95 classroom hours and 30 lab/clinical experience hours in local nursing homes. The graduate will be eligible to take the New York State Nurse Aide Certification Test. Both day and evening programs are offered at various times throughout the year.

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

    Prerequisite: Completed application, pre-assessment, 250-word essay and two professional references.

    Additional Requirements: Up-to-date physical and immunizations, and students must provide their own uniforms and shoes.

Course Information

  • Estimated Tuition: $2,425

    Completion Rate**: 93% 

    Job Placement Rate**: 92%

    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., approximately three months

    Location: Fulton Campus (11 River Glen Dr.) 

    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 Council on Occupational Education 2018-2019 Statistics