CNA Programs in Kansas

A database of the top CNA programs in Kansas, including information on the average CNA salary in KS, career outlook, and more.
CNA Programs in Kansas

Does helping sick or incapacitated individuals appeal to you? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of the sick, injured, and old? If you answered "yes" to both of those questions, a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) may be perfect for you.

Requirements to Become a CNA in Kansas

Before you can become certified as a nursing assistant in Kansas, you must complete at least a 90-hour state-approved training program.

After completing your training, you can take the state's CNA competency evaluation examination. You must obtain at least 75 percent on your CNA exam for you to be eligible for certification in the state of Kansas.

A passing score on the CNA exam will add your name to the Kansas Nurse Aide Registry and allow you to seek out employment as a CNA in the state.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Kansas

Choosing a CNA program in Kansas can be a bit confusing, with so many of them being available. To help you with your choice, we have listed some of the top schools below:

  1. WSU Tech

    4004 N Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67226 (316) 677-9400
  2. Cowley College

    125 S 2nd St, Arkansas City, KS 67005 (800) 593-2222
  3. NCK Technical College

    3033 US-24, Beloit, KS 67420 (785) 738-2276
  4. Neosho County Community College

    800 W 14th St, Chanute, KS 66720 (620) 431-2820
  5. Coffeyville Community College

    400 W 11th St, Coffeyville, KS 67337 (620) 251-7700
  6. Colby Community College

    1255 S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701 (785) 462-3984
  7. Cloud County Community College

    2221 Campus Dr, Concordia, KS 66901 (800) 729-5101
  8. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, KS 67042 (316) 321-2222
  9. Flint Hills Technical College

    3301 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801 (620) 343-4600
  10. Fort Scott Community College

    2108 S Horton St, Fort Scott, KS 66701 (620) 223-2700
  11. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, KS 67846 (620) 276-7611
  12. Northwest Kansas Technical College

    1209 Harrison Ave, Goodland, KS 67735 (800) 316-4127
  13. Barton Community College

    245 NE 30 Rd, Great Bend, KS 67530 (800) 748-7594
  14. NCK Technical College

    2205 Wheatland Ave, Hays, KS 67601 (785) 625-2437
  15. Highland Community College

    606 W Main St, Highland, KS 66035 (785) 442-6000
  16. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, KS 67501 (620) 665-3500
  17. Independence Community College

    1057 W College Ave, Independence, KS 67301 (620) 331-4100
  18. Allen Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood St, Iola, KS 66749 (620) 365-5116
  19. Donnelly College

    608 N 18 St, Kansas City, KS 66102 (913) 621-8700
  20. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, KS 66112 (913) 334-1100
  21. Flint Hills Job Corps Center

    4620 Eureka Dr, Manhattan, KS 66503 (800) 733-5627
  22. Manhattan Area Technical College

    3136 Dickens Ave #2499, Manhattan, KS 66503 (785) 587-2800
  23. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210 (913) 469-8500
  24. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th St, Parsons, KS 67357 (620) 421-6700
  25. Pratt Community College

    348 KS-61, Pratt, KS 67124 (620) 672-5641
  26. Salina Area Technical College

    2562 Centennial Rd, Salina, KS 67401 (785) 309-3100
  27. Washburn Institute of Technology

    5724 SW Huntoon St, Topeka, KS 66604 (785) 670-2010

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Kansas

CNAs are in a little short supply in Kansas. Overall employment of CNAs in the state is projected to grow by 2.4% from 2018 to 2028. CNAs in Kansas enjoy a median salary of $33,490 per year.

Take a look at the CNA employment and salary situation in different metro areas in Kansas below to get a detailed picture.

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg Hourly WageAvg Annual Salary
Topeka, KS1,980$16.1$33,690
Lawrence, KS480$15.5$31,360
Manhattan, KS490$15.6$30,510
Wichita, KS4,240$15.6$31,100

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) May 2022

Kansas Nurse Aide Registry

If you have any questions about CNA programs or certification in Kansas, you can contact the Kansas Department for Aging & Disability Services, Health Occupations Credentialing at:

Kansas Department for Aging & Disability Services
Health Occupations Credentialing

503 S Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: (785) 296-6877
Fax: (785) 296-3075

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