This Mississippi State-approved hybrid non-credit healthcare program prepares applicants to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Mississippi. Upon successful completion of the program and the exam, the graduate is eligible for employment opportunities with various healthcare agencies, i.e. nursing homes, home health providers and community clinics. Students will complete a minimum of 84 hours online theory/on-campus training and 16 hours of clinical training in a long-term healthcare facility.  Cost: $610  

For registration and class information assistance, please contact Mr. Laphalle Schexnayder at or (228) 267-8648.


Review NC-SARA: Accepted College Licensure or Certifications by Educational Program & State to learn what states outside of Mississippi accept this program licensure.


Laphalle S. Schexnayder
Administrative Assistant, Simulation Center
Tradition Campus