CNA Programs in Missouri

CNA Programs in Missouri

Do you want to begin a medical career in Missouri, but need to do that as soon as possible? If so, training as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is something you should definitely consider.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Missouri

CNAs are in high demand in Missouri. Overall employment of CNAs in the state is expected to grow by 9% from 2018 to 2028. CNAs enjoy a median salary of $31,011 per year in Missouri.

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

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Springfield3,800$14.57$30,310
Kansas City11,580$14.40$29,960
Columbia1,060$14.29$29,730
St. Joseph510$13.87$28,850
Jefferson City1,170$13.47$28,010
St. Louis14,610$13.09$27,230
Joplin1,140$12.64$26,290
Cape Girardeau820$12.25$25,470

Requirements to Become a CNA in Missouri

The main requirement to becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant in Missouri is to complete a training program that consists of 175 hours of both classroom and clinical instructions and is approved by the state.

Meeting this requirement will make you eligible to sit for the state's CNA Certification Exam. The goal of this exam is to ensure that you are ready for a CNA position.

If you successfully pass Missouri's CNA Certification Exam, your name will be added to the Missouri Nurse Aide Registry.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Missouri

Choosing a school that offers a CNA program is an important decision. To help place you on the right path, we have listed some of the top CNA schools below:

  1. Arcadia Valley Career Technology Center

    650 W Park Dr, Ironton, MO 63650 (573) 546-9700
  2. Bolivar Technical College

    1135 N Oakland Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613 (417) 777-5062
  3. Bryan University

    4255 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804 (417) 862-5700
  4. Cape Girardeau Career & Tech

    1080 S Silver Springs Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 (573) 334-0826
  5. Cass Career Center

    1600 E Elm St, Harrisonville, MO 64701 (816) 380-3253
  6. Center Workforce Development

    614 N Washington Ave, Springfield, MO 65806 (417) 895-7158
  7. Columbia Area Career Center

    4203 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203 (573) 214-3800
  8. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, MO 64850 (417) 451-3223
  9. East Central College

    1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, MO 63084 (636) 584-6500
  10. Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center

    701 St Louis Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 (816) 629-3111
  11. Fort Osage Career & Tech Center

    2101 N Twyman Rd, Independence, MO 64058 (816) 650-7180
  12. Franklin Technology Center

    2220 N Indiana Ave, Joplin, MO 64801 (417) 625-5260
  13. Grand River Technical School

    1200 Fair St, Chillicothe, MO 64601 (660) 646-3414
  14. Hannibal Career & Technical Center

    4550 McMasters Ave, Hannibal, MO 63401 (573) 221-4430
  15. Jefferson College

    1000 Viking Dr, Hillsboro, MO 63050 (636) 797-3000
  16. Jefferson College Imperial

    4400 Jeffco Blvd, Arnold, MO 63010 (636) 481-3481
  17. Kansas City Satellite Job Corps Center

    2402 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64130 (816) 921-3366
  18. Metropolitan Community College

    20301 MO-78, Independence, MO 64057 (816) 604-1000
  19. Metropolitan Community College

    3200 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111 (816) 604-1000
  20. Missouri State University

    128 Garfield Ave #2715, West Plains, MO 65775 (417) 255-7255
  21. Moberly Area Community College

    101 N College Ave, Moberly, MO 65270 (660) 263-4100
  22. Nichols Career Center

    605 Union St, Jefferson City, MO 65101 (573) 659-3100
  23. St. Charles Community College

    4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Cottleville, MO 63376 (636) 922-8000
  24. St. Louis Community College

    300 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102 (314) 539-5000
  25. St. Louis Job Corps Center

    4333 Goodfellow Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63120 (314) 679-6200
  26. State Fair Community College

    3201 W 16th St, Sedalia, MO 65301 (660) 530-5800

Missouri Nurse Aide Registry

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

Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
Health Education Unit

PO Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 526-5686
Fax: (573) 526-7656
Registry Search: https://healthapps.dhss.mo.gov/cnaregistry/CNASearch.aspx

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