Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide

Program Overview

Want to help others directly? Nursing Assistants monitor vital signs, observe and document changes in patients’ condition, and provide essential emotional support. Nursing Assistants work in various settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies, and assisted living facilities. By becoming a Nursing Assistant, you’ll be able to help people when they need it the most and launch your career in healthcare.


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Median annual wage


New jobs each year for the next decade


Credits needed to complete certificate


Hands-on learning.

At Saint Paul College, you’ll gain practical skills in our state-of-the-art simulation labs. This hands-on approach will prepare you for the challenges and situations you may encounter as a Nursing Assistant.

Flexible schedule .

Our Nursing Assistant program offers full-time and part-time options, allowing you to balance your studies with your work and personal commitments. This flexibility makes it easier for individuals with different lifestyles and responsibilities to pursue a career in healthcare.

High-demand career.

With an aging population and a growing need for healthcare services, there is a high demand for qualified Nursing Assistants. This means that upon graduation, you’ll have plenty of job opportunities waiting for you.

Pathway to further education.

Nursing Assistant training can also be a stepping stone towards advanced nursing degrees. With your hands-on experience and foundational knowledge, you’ll be well-prepared to pursue further nursing studies and advance your healthcare career.

Photo of students on campus.
Photo of student on campus.