Certified Nursing Assistant

Miami Dade College provides a learning environment second to none, making it a fantastic place to begin your career as a CNA.

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) are health care professionals who provide intimate, hands-on care to patients in medical settings under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). CNAs check vital signs, assist patients with bathing, ambulating and other daily activities.

Program Details

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program provides students with the basic nursing care skills needed to prepare for the state exam and work with patients according to predefined guidelines.

This 120-hour program focuses on obtaining basic patient care skills, including vital signs, documentations, activities of daily living, body mechanics and basic medical terminology.

Students will have training in the classroom with additional hours of hands-on experience performed in the campus's CNA lab and in a long-term facility or health care setting.

Student Requirements:

  • Students must be 18 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Students must submit their high school transcripts to Miami Dade College's Transcript Department
  • Interested CNA students will need to pass a Level 2 Background and fingerprinting check to register in this program

Program Fee:

$ 1,479
Total Hours:
120 hrs

Books, supplies, scrubs and State testing cost
are not included in this fee.

Program Locations:

Medical Campus

950 NW 20th Street.
Room 1142
Miami, FL 33127
P: 305-237-4177

North Campus

11380 NW 27th Ave.
Room 1125
Miami, FL 33167
P: 305-237-1025

Homestead Campus

500 College Terrace,
Bldg 3, Room 307
Homestead, FL 33030
P: 305-237-5159

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