× LoneStarCollegeALERT:

No Alerts at this time.

Young woman in scrubs using a stethescope on a patient



A Certified Nursing Aide assists patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

This program follows the standards and curriculum provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and prepares a student for and includes the TDADS Nurse Aide State Exam. Prepares for TDADS Nurse Aide State Exam. Required by: Nurse Aide Training and Competency Program.

Health Occupations Registration Checklist

Health Occupations Programs have a registration checklist to help students with the program registration process.


Please contact Erica Jordan at Erica.L.Jordan@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.2883 for more information.

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
NURAC 2100105 Nurse Aide, Certified 64
NURAC 2106003 Nurse Aide, Certified (Clinical) 44
NURXC 7800121 Nurse Aide, Certified (Facilitator Fee)1 (8)
Nurse Aide (CNA) Certificate Total 262


  1. Not part of contact hours for Nurse Aide (CNA) Certificate. Total Cost is $64.

  Search for Continuing Education (CE) Classes

Career Options

Median Wage: $19,2611

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

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

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. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.


Program Cost: $894
Insurance Liability Fee (Fall/Spring/Summer): $12/$8/$0

Note: Financial assistance may be available for eligible students.

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.