CN21 Nurse Aide, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin and Flint River Campuses and Henry, COI, and GRCCA Sites

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 2 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 13

Program Description

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.

College Admission Requirements

Prospective students entering all degree, diploma and certificate programs must do all of the following: 

Approximate additional costs other than tuition, fees, and textbooks

Criminal background and drug screen
(Fee is based on facility utilized for clinical. The fee for the criminal background check will increase if student has lived out of state.)

Students must be 16 years of age or older to get a background check and drug screen, This is a requirement for clinical.

CPR $6.75
Liability insurance per term $10
Medical exam and immunizations Varies
Equipment/supplies $100
Uniforms $150
Certification exam $130

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Vicky Mack, RN, Program Coordinator


Phone: 770.412.4592


Program Courses

First Term

ALHS 1040Introduction to Health Care


ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences


All classes MUST be passed with a grade of C or higher.

Second Term

ALHS 1060Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences


NAST 1100Nurse Aide Fundamentals


All classes MUST be passed with a grade of C or higher.