Program Details

Nursing Assistant

Program Overview

The Nursing Assistant course is a prerequisite for students planning to enroll in the Practical Nursing program. The course presents factual information and hands on skill practice through lecture, lab demonstration and practice, assigned audiovisuals, texts and handouts. The course also includes hands-on clinical experience.

Program at a glance

Degree Type: Certificate

Credits: 3

East Grand Forks Campus, Thief River Falls Campus

Laptop Requirement:
Optional More information

Contact us

Need assistance or have questions? Contact us today at: Email or call us at 800.959.6282.

Request Information

Step 1 of 2

Your Journey Begins Here

Be a hero. Be a nurse.

Put compassionate care into practice. Nurses are needed now more than ever.

Watch Video

Northland Nursing Programs


Future career information.

Nursing assistants are employed in nursing and residential care facilities, hospitals, and home health care services.

Information provided by CAREERwise.


Have questions or want more information?

Get started by talking with a Northland admissions representative today about connecting your educational goals to a Nursing Assistant career path.

Photo of Lindsay Kuntz

Lindsay Kuntz

Nursing Advisor & Clinical Coordinator

  • 218.793.2527

Need help now? Send us a text.

Have questions about Northland or our free online application process? We’ve made it easier to get your questions answered! Connect with an admissions representative right away by texting us at:

Let’s do this.

Ready to get started?

Request info

Don’t know where to begin? Find help with application, program information, and more.

Schedule a Visit

Visit Northland by scheduling a visit or view our campuses from your home with a virtual tour.

Apply Now

Your first step to becoming a Pioneer is applying for admission. Our free online application makes the process as convenient as possible.