2020-2021 College Catalog

Nurse Aide TCC

Program Description (Major Code: CN21)

The Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences necessary to care for patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly, and home health care services. Students who successfully complete the Nurse Aide Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State nurse aide registry

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Official high school or GED transcript is not required.
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 (C) grade point average in all essential courses as required to graduate.

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (13 Credits)

ALHS 1040Introduction to Health Care


ALHS 1060Diet & Nutrition


ALHS 1090MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences


NAST 1100Nurse Aide Fundamentals


Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Credit

Estimated Program Cost: $3,799