CNA Programs in Indiana

CNA Programs in Indiana

Did you know that you can train for a healthcare career in Indiana in just a few weeks? If you enjoy helping people and want to complete your training in four to 12 weeks, you should consider a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Indiana

There is presently a shortage of CNAs in Indiana. Overall employment of CNAs in Indiana is projected to grow by 8% from 2018 to 2028. In Indiana, CNAs earn a median salary of $31,792 per year.

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

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Michigan City-La Porte390$15.28$31,780
Columbus320$15.23$31,680
Lafayette-West LafayetteN/A$15.04$31,280
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson9,010$14.71$30,590
Terre Haute720$14.46$30,080
Evansville1,640$14.36$29,860
South Bend-Mishawaka1,630$14.35$29,850
Fort Wayne2,550$14.32$29,780
Kokomo490$14.11$29,340
Elkhart-Goshen950$13.87$28,860
Bloomington670$13.57$28,220
Muncie730$13.30$27,660

Requirements to Become a CNA in Indiana

The state of Indiana requires all CNA aspirants to complete a total of 105 hours of training consisting of a combination of classroom lectures and clinical experience. Furthermore, the program you attend must be approved by the state.

Upon completing your CNA program, you will be prepared to take Indiana’s CNA exam. You must pass this test to qualify for certification in the state.

If you receive a passing score on both parts of the CNA exam, your name will be added to Indiana's Nurse Aide Registry and you can begin searching for work as a CNA in the state.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Indiana

The first thing you need to do to begin the journey of your new career is locate a CNA program in Indiana – a job that is not difficult at all, as the state is home to numerous schools offering these programs. Listed below, you will find some of the top schools offering CNA training in Indiana:

  1. Atterbury Job Corps Center

    3129 Edinburgh St, Franklin, IN 46131 (812) 314-6000
  2. Freedom Academy - Continuing Education

    743 E North St, Kendallville, IN 46755 (800) 200-6499
  3. Harrison County Lifelong Learning

    101 IN-62, Corydon, IN 47112 (812) 738-7736
  4. In Training College of Adult Education

    1330 E Commercial Ave, Lowell, IN 46356 (219) 696-0444
  5. IndyPendence Job Corps Center

    222 E Ohio St #500, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 524-6788
  6. Ivy Tech Community College

    1440 E 35th Ave, Gary, IN 46409 (219) 981-1111
  7. University of Saint Francis

    2701 Spring St, Fort Wayne, IN 46808 (260) 399-7999
  8. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712 (812) 464-8600
  9. Vincennes University

    850 College Ave, Jasper, IN 47546 (812) 482-3030

Indiana Nurse Aide Registry

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

Indiana State Department of Health
Consumer Services & Health Care Regulation Commission
Survey Supports & Guidance Division

2 North Meridian Street, Section 4B, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 233-7442
Fax: (317) 233-7750
Registry Search: https://mylicense.in.gov/EVerification/Search.aspx

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