Find a CNA Program in Mississippi

Have you been searching for a career in Mississippi that is in high demand and pays well? If so, there is a certified nursing aide position waiting for you! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, CNA careers are expected to grow by about 28 percent until 2018. Additionally, nursing aides who choose to work in Mississippi earn an average of $29,000 per year.

Before you can start working as a certified nursing aide in Mississippi, you must complete a training program that consists of at least 91 hours of instruction approved by the state's Department of Health. After completing your training, you will need to pass the CNA Nurse Aide Registry Exam. The CNA exam is a computer-based test that includes a written assessment and a practical evaluation.

Your name will be added to Mississippi's Nurse Aide Registry only upon successful completion of both parts of the CNA Certification Exam.

CNA Training Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi offers many educational options for people who want to become CNAs, and listed here, you will find some of the top nursing schools in the state that offer approved programs:


Copiah-Lincoln Community College, Wesson

1028 JC Redd Drive, Wesson, MS 39191

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East Central Community College, Decatur

275 West Broad Street, Decatur, MS 39327

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East Mississippi Community College

1512 Kemper Street, Scooba, MS 39358

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East Mississippi Community College, Golden Triangle

P.O. Box 100, Mayhew, MS 39753

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Gulfport Job Corps Center

3300 20th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501

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Jones County Junior College

900 Court Street, Ellisville, MS 39437

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Meridian Community College, Meridian

910 Highway 19 North, Meridian, MS 39307

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Northwest Mississippi Community College

4975 Hwy 51N, Senatobia, MS 38668

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Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive, Summit, MS 39666

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Virginia College, Jackson

4795 Interstate 55 N, Jackson, MS 39206

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