A new future is waiting when you enroll in CNA classes in Mississippi. Through courses accredited by the Mississippi State Department of Health, you can receive the training you need to challenge the state certification exam in less than two months.
Nurse aide classes are held at a number of community colleges, vocational schools, nursing homes and rehab centers such as Brandon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
As previously mentioned, there are a number of different training facilities around the state of Mississippi. For your convenience, we have highlighted below some of the best training programs that should help you qualify for the certification exam.
|Jones County Junior College||Ellisville||900 South Court Street, Ellisville, Mississippi 39437||2-year, Public||27%|
|Virginia College-Jackson||Jackson||5841 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, Mississippi 39211||2-year, Private for-profit||9%|
|Meridian Community College||Meridian||910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801||2-year, Public||35%|
|East Mississippi Community College||Scooba||1512 Kemper Street, Scooba, Mississippi 39358-0158||2-year, Public||27%|
|Northwest Mississippi Community College||Senatobia||4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714||2-year, Public||18%|
|Southwest Mississippi Community College||Summit||1156 College Dr, Summit, Mississippi 39666-0000||2-year, Public||27%|
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing job sectors in the country, and the demand for nurse aides in Mississippi is projected to increase 17% through at least the year 2020 according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. This is a great opportunity for those looking for a career that is on the rise.
|State||2010||2020||Percent Change||Projected Job Openings|
|Type||Bottom 10%||Bottom 25%||Median||Top 75%||Top 90%|
There are three requirements which must be met in order for one to work as a Certified Nursing Aide in MS. These requirements are:
- Must attend and graduate from Mississippi Stated Department of Health accredited courses
- Must take and pass the Pearson Vue certification exam within 24 months of completing the training courses
- Name and information must be entered in to the Mississippi Nurse Aide Registry