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Nursing Assistant

30-543-1 Technical Diploma (120 hours)
Campus: Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior

Nursing. Caring. Treatment.

The Nursing Assistant program provides classroom, laboratory instruction, and supervised practice in area nursing homes and hospitals. The program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (, Office of Quality Assurance ( After successfully completing this program, students will be eligible to complete the written and skills exams to be placed on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry. Exam cost is $115.

Career Pathway Options

Career Pathways connect progressive levels of coursework to allow students to build upon their education. Each step in the pathway connects with employment options and provides the opportunity for advancement to higher levels. Nursing Assistant is a pathway option in the following programs:

Admission Requirements

Students in this program must:

Program-Specific Requirement

Students in this program must:

Program Outcomes

Employers will expect Nursing Assistant graduates to be able to: