Nurse Aide

What is a Nurse Aide?

A nurse aide is an important role in health care that is in high demand. Nurse aides work under the supervision of nurses to provide personal care to patients. Nurse aides can work in a variety of settings including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and in-home care.  

Nurse Aide group of students standing outdoors on stairs 

Why Choose Nurse Aide at MCC?

Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide program learn with a hands- on approach in a laboratory setting with small class sizes that promote personalized education. Clinical opportunities provide “real world” experience that prepares students for transition to the clinical environment.

Jake Silver Nursing Assistant 1 student

Example Nurse Aide Careers*

Program Job Title

After Passing Certification  Exam

U.S. Average Salary Employment Outlook MCC 2020-2021 Pass Rate
Nurse Aide CNA 1 $13.72

per hour*


Growth Projection 2018-2028*

96% Pass Rate on Written Exam 96% Pass Rate on Skills Exam


Programs of Study in Nurse Aide