Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Health Science
This program combines classroom lecture and actual hands-on, clinical experience in local facilities to provide a comprehensive training environment. Successful completion of this program prepares students for certification for employment as nursing assistants in long-term care facilities.


Steps to Enrollment Apply now

120 hours approximately 1 month (6 weeks)

Tuition is approximately $730, plus books and fees (PDF)

MTC Main Campus

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

Tuition is approximately $666.20, plus books and fees (PDF)

Program Highlights


Vary, ranging from:

$18,600 to $35,780*

*Based on local industry information.


  • Ocala Health & Rehabilitation Center
  • Touching Heart of Ocala
  • Hawthorne Village Retirement Community

What You Will Learn

Certified Nursing Assistant Master Plan of Instruction

(PDF – opens in a new window)

  • Legal and ethical responsibilities of a CNA
  • Provide personal care for geriatric patients in long-term care and home health
  • Provide physical care and comfort


Nursing Assistant Certification


  • Hospitals
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Doctors Offices
  • Long-term Care Facilities







Business Advisors

  • Patricia Allen | AdventHealth Ocala
  • Carlos Blakeman | College of Central FL
  • Sabrina Braun | HCA Healthcare
  • Christine Florimonte | Workforce Development MRMC
  • Jacqueline Hinerman | Ocala Health and Rehabilitation
  • Deborah Huguelet | Hawthorne Village of Ocala
  • Josh | Hawthorne Village of Ocala
  • Judy Ingram | Ocala Health System
  • Julie Lowrey | AdventHealth Ocala
  • Thressa Maier | AdventHealth Ocala
  • Laura McKinney | Ocala Health System
  • Peggy Recanzone | College of Central FL
  • Frances Santiago | Langley Medical Center
  • Mary Lou Todd | Human Potential Healthcare
  • Dawn Welch | AdventHealth Ocala

Steps To Enrollment

  • Step 1

    Complete & Submit Online Application.

  • Step 2

    Submit paperwork to Student Services at the MTC campus. Provide copies of two officially recognized proofs of residency, copies of Driver’s License, and the Supplemental Program Packet. Pay $20.00 non-refundable application fee. (Application Completed)

    SUPPLEMENTAL PACKETS VARY – Attending an Information Session may be required for acceptance into the program.

  • Step 3

    Financial Aid application –
    Complete FAFSA application and provide a Student Aid Report (SAR). MTC school code: 031039

  • Step 4

    You will be notified by program department of acceptance. You will be notified by Financial Aid of estimated funds available. (Registered)

  • Step 5

    Pay fee and/or sign enrollment document to complete enrollment process in Student Fees.
    Seat in scheduled program is confirmed after Student Fees is completed. (Enrolled)