Certified Nurse Assistant Program of Study

The Certified Nurse Assistant program is a six, eight, or eleven week course which provides the necessary skills for employment in the medical community.


Cost may vary by class location. Check the class schedule for cost.
The course of study includes 96 hours of classroom, lab training, and clinical hands on experience. 
CNAs take care of residents’ or patients’ personal needs while assisting the nursing staff by notifying them of physical, emotional, or mental changes in the resident or patient. Potential employers are nursing homes, hospitals, or home health agency.

Day classes are 9am to 1pm Monday through Thursday for 6 weeks in Tupelo location

Evening classes are 5pm to 9pm Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for 8 weeks in Tupelo and Cleveland locations

Weekend classes are 8am to 4:30pm Saturdays for 11 weeks and Sunday only on the 11th week in Tupelo location

Students are instructed in such skills as: 

  • Basic Nursing
  • Measuring of vital signs
  • Documentation
  • Bathing, hygiene, dressing skills
  • Movement of patient
  • Infection Control
  • Making beds
  • Nutrition and eating assistance

Medical 2 Inc is licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, Certificate No. C675. and Mississippi Department of Health. Approved  to DBA...  Medical2 Career College


Method of Delivery-----Classroom and Clinical Blend


Requirements ---

  • A computer, tablet, or phone with internet capability

  • Internet services

  • Any program with video watching capability

  • A printer, optional

  • Aqua or Turquoise Scrubs with close toe shoes

  • Stethoscope

  • No prerequisites.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A completed application

  • Attest to criminal background check with no strong felonies

  • Interview with Director-considerations are ability to benefit, reason student wants to enter the program of choice, understanding the requirements of employment in the program of choice, ability to pass the courses, ability to pay fees or financial aide, if available

  • A copy of your high school transcript, diploma, GED, or signed attestation. For C.N.A. program, high school transcript as proof you attempted high school.

  • A copy of photo ID as proof you are least 17 years of age. If 17 years of age, provide a signed parental consent form is required.

  • Must be physically able to perform the employment skills of the program. If any pre-existing conditions restrict and/or limit your abilities, a written statement from a physician stating limitations is required. The Director will inform the student if attending the program will not lead to employment due to limitations.

Addition GRADUATION requirements

  • Influenza Vaccination (only necessary if clinicals are Oct 1 to Mar 31)

  • Negative findings on state abuse registry

  • Negative TB test results

  • Program fees paid in full

  • Criminal background check with no felony convictions

  • If accepted, understand Mississippi law requires background checks for individuals seeking employment in a health care facility providing direct patient care that are regulated by the Mississippi Department of Health. You will be responsible for the cost and delivery of the results to Medical2 Career College.


Criminal Background Check

If accepted, understand Mississippi law requires background checks for individuals seeking employment in a health care facility providing direct patient care that are regulated by the Mississippi Department of Health. You will be responsible for the cost and delivery of the results to Medical2 Career College.

Certification and Job Placement

Certified Nurse Assistants must graduate and pass the CNA state exam to become eligible for employment in a long term care facility. The student is responsible for transportation to/from testing center. Medical2 Career College will be working with employers to place as many graduates as possible. Potential employers are nursing homes, hospitals, or home health agencies.


Employment Opportunities

  • Certified Nurse Assistant

  • Nurse Assistant

  • Personal Care Giver

Employment Outlook

Within a 60 mile radius of Medical2 Career College in Tupelo, MS, there is 13 hospitals according to the Directory of Mississippi Facilities. The Directory also list 45 long term care nursing facilities, 33 assisted living homes, and numerous home health agencies and hospice care. According to the most current Department of Labor statistics reported in May 2015 for Mississippi, CNAs and Home Health Aides total more than 20,000 employed.


Average Salary

The typical annual salary for a Certified Nurse Assistant in Mississippi is $21,278, based on $10.23 per hour at 40 hours a week for 52 weeks.


Medical2 Career College Graduates

Stats are provided from graduates from 7/1/15 to 6/30/16

Graduates employed in the field 77.4%

Graduates attempted certification 71.13%

Of the attempted, passed certification 79.7%


Please complete school application on this website. School will contact you for an interview appointment. Payment plans discussed at that time. 



Start date 2016-05-17
Cost $1000