Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

This program teaches students the information and skills needed to work as nurse aides in a variety of health care venues including long‐term, home‐care, hospice care, and acute care settings. Program prepares students to take the Montana Certified Nurse Aide licensing exam.

Upcoming program dates:

  • Fall 2017 - Application and fee due Tues, Sept 26; program dates Sept 30 - Nov 4, 2017 (testing on Nov 4)

Download Fall 2017 Program Information and Application

IMPORTANT:  CNA Program is a Continuing Education Program and does NOT require college admissions.

Contact Information

Victoria Clark, Director, Bitterroot College
(406) 375-0100 

Employment Outlook

Nurse Assistant jobs are predicted to grow nationally by 17 percent between 2014 and 2024 and in Montana by 18.3 percent between 2014 and 2024. The median national annual salary for Nurse Assistants is $25,710; in Montana, the median annual salary is $24,076. For more employment information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook and the Montana Job Projections 2014-2024.

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