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Medication Aide Certificate

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Medication Aides administered medication to residents in nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, correctional institutions and assisted living facilities.

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Please contact Liz Maloney at Elizabeth.F.Maloney@LoneStar.edu or call 281.357.3691 for more information.

Program Plan

The Medication Aide Workforce Certificate program plan requires the Nurse Aide (CNA) Certificate plus the following:

Courses Contact Hours
NURAC 2101302 Medication Aide 140
Medication Aide Workforce Certificate Total 140

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Career Options

Median Wage: 20,7151

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)2
  • Patient Care Assistant2
  • Patient Care Technician2
  • Medication Aide2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."


  1. Texas Wages and Employment Projections is brought to you by the Labor Market & Career Information (LMCI) Department of the Texas Workforce Commission. TexasWages.com
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.


Program Cost: $1,870
Insurance Liability Fee (Fall/Spring/Summer): $12/$8/$0

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.

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