You can become a Certified Nurse Assistant in less than two months by completing CNA classes in Missouri as the first step in the certification process.
Courses approved by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services will help you train for the state certification exam through a combination of classroom, and clinical training.
The list of training programs that is highlighted below will help you qualify to challenge for certification. You can contact these programs using the links below or through the contact information provided.
|St Louis College of Health Careers-Fenton||Fenton||1297 North Highway Drive, Fenton, Missouri 63026||2-year, Private for-profit||79%|
|Texas County Technical College||Houston||6915 S Hwy 63, Houston, Missouri 65483||2-year, Private not-for-profit||76%|
|St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis||Saint Louis||909 South Taylor Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110||2-year, Private for-profit||80%|
|State Fair Community College||Sedalia||3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia, Missouri 65301-2199||2-year, Public||21%|
The demand for nursing assistants is growing each day with a projected growth of 12% for the creation of new jobs through the year 2020, according to the Missouri Department of Economic Development. This percentage is slightly higher than the average of all occupations statewide and a great opportunity for those looking to work in healthcare that currently do not have a college degree.
|State||2010||2020||Percent Change||Projected Job Openings|
|Type||Bottom 10%||Bottom 25%||Median||Top 75%||Top 90%|
To be able to work as a Certified Nurse Assistant in Missouri, one must be able to complete the three requirements that are listed below. These requirements are:
- Enroll and successfully graduate from one of the CNA training programs accredited by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
- Register and post passing marks on the certification exam given by the state of Missouri within two years of completing the training classes
- Have name and vital information listed in the Missouri Nurse Aide Registry