Learn nursing assistant hands-on skills and theory in a supportive environment, with access to a skills lab, clinical practicum and practice opportunities to prepare for the state CNA exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. This program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Commission as a recognized training program and uses an I-BEST approach to instruction, with two teachers in the classroom and opportunities for students to strengthen their English and basic skills.
(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)
|WA-Resident||Non-WA resident, US citizen
US citizen, &
|12 credits (full-time)||$1,359.08||$1,510.28||$2,283.78||$3,156.04|
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online
Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.
The job outlook for nursing assistants is projected to remain strong in Washington State and nationally over the next decade. Graduates who pass the State NAC exam will be most competitive for jobs in assisted living facilities and nursing homes. With some experience, NACs may also be hired by hospitals. The median hourly wage for a nursing assistant in Washington State was $15.01 in 2020. In the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area, the median hourly wage for a nursing assistant was $16.12 in 2020. Potential employers include: hospitals, assisted living facilities and nursing homes.