Fast Track Your Career in One Semester

Fall, Spring, Summer Entry

The location for this program will alternate between George County and West Harrison each semester.

Fall 2019 is located at West Harrison Center.

At Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, we are proud to offer nursing program options which will allow our students to choose the nursing career path that is best suited to their current needs.

Program Overview

The Health Care Assistant (HCA) program option at MGCCC is a one semester, 16 credit hour course designed to prepare students to sit for the national exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Phlebotomist. The one-semester program is approved by the state of Mississippi’s Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP) and is intended for individuals who have never been certified as nurse aides.

Career Opportunities

  • Physical Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Cardiology
  • Nursing
  • Phlebotomist

Salary Range: In Mississippi, the median salary is $22,790. Nationally, the income range is $20,680 – 38,630.