Nursing Assistant/Registered Training
(3-Credit College Course)
In Nursing Assistant/Registered Training, you will develop the skills, attitudes, and knowledge that are essential in providing care in long-term care facilities. To work as a nursing assistant, you must complete the nursing assistant training course and then pass a test to be placed on the National Registry.
Nursing Assistant/Registered is a 3-credit college class, with approximately 60 hours of class time and 20 hour in a supervised clinical setting for a total of 80 hours.
Minnesota State College Southeast offers Nursing Assistant/Registered classes each month. During June, July and August the course is offered several times.
- Daytime classes run for two weeks, Mon-Fri, from 8 am to 4:30 pm.
- Evening classes run for three weeks, Mon-Fri, from 4 to 9:30 pm.
You will be asked to complete several forms at your first class, so please bring:
- Recent Mantoux test result (no more than 90 days old)
- Social Security Number
- Driver's License Number
Cost: $578.29: The cost of the course covers tuition, college fees, background study, manual, and supplies. It is a 3-credit college course. (The cost does not cover taking the Nursing Assistant Registry test.)
How to Register for Nursing Assistant/Registered Training
This class is a for-credit college course, so you will need sign up through our website as a college student. However, you do not need to apply for admission. Find a Nursing Assistant Training course in:
When you get to the Course Search page, select "HLTH" as the subject and click on "Find Courses" to locate the course that works best for you.
Download a list (PDF) of Frequently Asked Questions about how to register for Nursing Assistant/Registered Training.
More information about Nursing Assistant/Registered Testing
PRACTICAL NURSING STUDENTS:
Nursing Assistant/Registered status is a pre-requisite for entry into the MSC Southeast nursing program. Nursing Assistant/Registered Training and passing the Nursing Assistant/Registered Test meet this pre-requisite. See the Nursing program page for admissions information.