CNA Programs in Arizona

CNA Programs in Arizona

Do you want to work in the medical field in Arizona, but do not want to commit yourself to several years of training? If so, training to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the state would be a great choice for you.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Arizona

There is a very high demand for CNAs in Arizona. Overall employment of CNAs in this state is projected to grow 22.2% from 2018 to 2028. CNAs in Arizona enjoy a median salary of $32,172 per year.

To get a detailed picture, take a look at CNA employment and salary situation in different metro areas in Arizona below:

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale9,480$16.56$34,440
Prescott790$16.43$34,170
Flagstaff390$16.09$33,470
Sierra Vista-Douglas210$15.75$32,760
Tucson2,960$15.70$32,650
Lake Havasu City-Kingman500$14.71$30,590
Yuma690$14.12$29,380

Requirements to Become a CNA in Arizona

For you to begin working as a CNA in the state of Arizona, you must participate in a training program that is approved by the Arizona Board of Nursing. Furthermore, your training should consist of classroom instruction and clinical work.

When you complete your program, you will need to take the CNA certification exam, which is administered by the state’s approved vendor.

Upon receiving a passing score on your certification exam, your name will be automatically added to the Arizona Nurse Aide Registry as eligible to perform work as a CNA in the state.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Arizona

Finding an accredited nursing school that offers a CNA program in Arizona is quite easy, as there are many such schools in the state. Some of the most popular ones include:

  1. Academic Training AZ

    8751 N 51st Ave #102, Glendale, AZ 85302 (602) 350-5154
  2. Academy for Caregiving Excellence

    4723 N 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718 (520) 338-4402
  3. Accord Healthcare Institute

    3816 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85017 (602) 714-3439
  4. Arizona Medical Training Institute

    1530 N Country Club Dr #11, Mesa, AZ 85201 (480) 835-7679
  5. Arizona Western College

    2020 S Ave 8 E, Yuma, AZ 85365 (928) 317-6000
  6. Brookline College

    2445 W Dunlap Ave #100, Phoenix, AZ 85021 (602) 242-6265
  7. Brookline College

    1140 S Priest Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 545-8755
  8. Caregiver Training Institute

    710 S Kolb Rd #4, Tucson, AZ 85710 (520) 325-4870
  9. Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology

    1789 W Coolidge Ave, Coolidge, AZ 85128 (520) 423-2991
  10. Cochise College

    1025 AZ-90, Benson, AZ 85602 (520) 586-1981
  11. Cochise College

    4190 AZ-80, Douglas, AZ 85607 (520) 364-7943
  12. Cochise College

    901 Colombo Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 (520) 515-0500
  13. Cochise College

    470 N Bisbee Ave, Willcox, AZ 85643 (520) 384-4502
  14. Coconino Community College

    3000 N Fourth St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004 (928) 526-7600
  15. East Valley Medical College

    205 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210 (480) 776-0070
  16. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N Stadium Ave, Thatcher, AZ 85552 (928) 428-8396
  17. Eastern Arizona College - Gila Pueblo Campus

    8274 6 Shooter Canyon Rd, Globe, AZ 85501 (928) 425-8481
  18. Eastern Arizona College - Payson Campus

    201 N Mud Springs Rd, Payson, AZ 85541 (928) 468-8039
  19. Fred G Acosta Job Corps Center

    901 S Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719 (520) 792-3015
  20. GateWay Community College

    555 N 18th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006 (602) 286-8000
  21. GateWay Community College

    108 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 (602) 286-8000
  22. Glendale Community College

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302 (623) 845-3000
  23. Meadows of Northern Arizona, LLC

    809 Gail Gardner Way, Prescott, AZ 86305 (928) 778-3570
  24. MedStar Academy

    13760 N 93rd Ave #202, Peoria, AZ 85381 (623) 773-9000
  25. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202 (480) 461-7000
  26. Mohave Community College

    3400 AZ-95, Bullhead City, AZ 86442 (928) 758-3926
  27. Mohave Community College

    480 S Central St, Colorado City, AZ 86021 (928) 875-2799
  28. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, AZ 86409 (928) 757-4331
  29. Mohave Community College

    1977 W Acoma Blvd, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 (928) 855-7812
  30. Northland Pioneer College

    1001 W Deuce of Clubs, Show Low, AZ 85901 (928) 532-6111
  31. Northland Pioneer College

    1611 Main St, Snowflake, AZ 85937 (928) 536-6211
  32. Northland Pioneer College

    940 E Maricopa Dr, Springerville, AZ 85938 (928) 333-2498
  33. Northland Pioneer College

    720 S Chief Ave, Whiteriver, AZ 85941 (928) 338-5185
  34. Northland Pioneer College

    1400 E 3rd St, Winslow, AZ 86047 (928) 289-6511
  35. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85032 (602) 787-7000
  36. Phoenix Job Corps Center

    518 S 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 254-5921
  37. Pima Community College

    5901 S Calle Santa Cruz, Tucson, AZ 85709 (520) 206-5101
  38. Pima Community College

    2202 W Anklam Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745 (520) 206-6600
  39. Pima Medical Institute

    957 S Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202 (800) 477-7462
  40. Pima Medical Institute

    2160 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85206 (800) 477-7462
  41. Providence Training Institute

    9189 N 59th Ave #2, Glendale, AZ 85302 (602) 606-8879
  42. Regional Center for Border Health (RCBH)

    950 E Main St Building A, Somerton, AZ 85350 (928) 315-7600
  43. Yavapai College

    601 W Black Hills Dr, Clarkdale, AZ 86324 (928) 634-7501
  44. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, AZ 86301 (928) 717-7777

Arizona Nurse Aide Registry

If you have any questions on how to get, verify, renew and reinstate a CNA certification in Arizona or transfer it to another state, you can contact the Arizona Nurse Aide Registry at:

Arizona State Board of Nursing

1740 W Adams Street, Suite 2000, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 771-7801
Fax: (602) 771-7888
Registry Search: https://azbn.boardsofnursing.org/licenselookup

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