Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

Our state approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program prepares students to assist patients with daily living needs and to assist Nurses. Students are taught the Texas Department of Aging and Disability (TDAD) Curriculum and by the end of the course, students will be prepared to take their CNA state exam and function as an entry level CNA employee.

CNA students who successfully complete the required hours and course objectives will be eligible to submit their application to take their state certification exam.

The cost of the course is $900.00 and tuition includes: CNA textbook, 100 hours of instruction, application fees for state exam, required clinical attire, and a drug test.

Requirements for entry into the CNA program include the following:

  • Criminal background check, including fingerprints
  • Drug screening
  • Negative TB screening
  • *All required immunizations (see requirements below)
  • Students must meet criteria for physical requirements
  • Students must be able to read and comprehend at an 8th grade level

State Required Immunizations for CNA Students

The State of Texas requires certain immunizations for the CNA students which can be downloaded here: Required State Immunizations for CNA Class

Per State regulations, immunizations must be current prior to clinical training. Students will not be permitted to attend clinical training without proper documentation of the required immunizations, in addition to a negative TB test.


Types of Classes Offered:

Regular Pace Class Information

The program is a total of 100 hours and consists of both classroom and clinical days.  

Fast Pace Class Information

Our fast pace class is designed for individuals who are dedicated and are quick learners.  The program is a total of 100 hours and consists of both classroom and clinical days.

10-Day Class Information

Our 10-day class is designed for students with medical experience or for students that have taken medical course(s).

Please call or email for any questions or more information.

(325) 671-2399, info@phssn.edu


PHSSN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.