Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Health Careers Institute - Hayfield


Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 4
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

MCTC offers nursing coursework that provides a pathway that prepares you to take the licensing exam to become a practical and/or a registered nurse. This pathway begins with a Nursing Assistant requirement, which can be met through successsful completion of NAHA 1819: Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide or NAHA 1850: Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Extended Hour. Successful completion of NAHA 1819 or NAHA 1850 prepares you to take the Nursing Assistant Test Out, which, if passed, places you on the Minnesota Department of Health Nursing Assistant Registry and qualifies you for employment in MN Department of Health-approved long-term care facilities as a Nursing Assistant. For full information about the MCTC Nursing Program admission requirements and application, see www.minneapolis.edu, Career Programs, Nursing (Practical and A.S. Degree in Nursing). Where You Could Work: Nursing homes, Home healthcare agencies, Assisted living facilities

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