CNA Programs in Nebraska

CNA Programs in Nebraska

Are you looking for a career that allows you to help the sick, the injured and the elderly in Nebraska? Do you want to start earning money as soon as possible? If you answered “yes” to both those questions, you should definitely consider enrolling in a Certified Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide (CNA) training program.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Nebraska

CNAs are in demand in Nebraska. Overall employment of CNAs in the state is expected to increase by 6.8% from 2018 to 2028. You can earn a median salary of $29,840 per year if you choose this career in Nebraska.

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

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs6,470$15.61$32,480
Lincoln1,930$14.76$30,690
Grand Island570$14.44$30,030

Requirements to Become a CNA in Nebraska

In Nebraska, you must complete a minimum of 75 hours of training approved by the state of Nebraska or a 21-hour basic resident care course for intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled.

You must successfully complete one hour of Nebraska-specific abuse/neglect/misappropriation training. You must also successfully pass a state-approved written/oral exam and clinical/skills competency exam.

You must also pass a criminal background check and be at least 16 years of age.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Nebraska

There are many terrific schools that offer approved CNA programs in Nebraska. Listed below are some of the most popular facilities in the state:

  1. Bryan College of Health Sciences

    1535 S 52nd St, Lincoln, NE 68506 (402) 481-3801
  2. Central Community College

    4500 63rd St, Columbus, NE 68601 (402) 564-7132
  3. Central Community College

    3134 US-34, Grand Island, NE 68801 (308) 398-4222
  4. Central Community College

    550 S Technical Blvd, Hastings, NE 68901 (402) 463-9811
  5. Central Community College

    1215 30th Ave, Kearney, NE 68845 (308) 338-4000
  6. Clarkson College

    101 S 42nd St, Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 552-3100
  7. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178 (402) 280-2700
  8. Good Samaritan Center

    411 W Genoa St, Ravenna, NE 68869 (308) 452-3230
  9. Good Samaritan Society

    1222 S 7th St, Albion, NE 68620 (402) 395-5050
  10. Good Samaritan Society

    601 Main St, Arapahoe, NE 68922 (308) 962-5230
  11. Good Samaritan Society

    401 S 22nd St, Beatrice, NE 68310 (402) 228-3304
  12. McCook Community College

    1205 E 3rd St, McCook, NE 69001 (308) 345-8100
  13. Metropolitan Community College

    5300 N 30th St, Omaha, NE 68111 (800) 228-9553
  14. Mid Plains Community College

    601 W State Farm Rd, North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-3600
  15. Nebraska Health Care Association

    1200 Libra Dr #100, Lincoln, NE 68512 (402) 435-3551
  16. Nebraska Indian Community College

    1111 US-75, Macy, NE 68039 (402) 494-2311
  17. Nebraska Methodist College

    720 N 87th St, Omaha, NE 68114 (402) 354-7000
  18. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin Ave, Norfolk, NE 68701 (402) 371-2020
  19. Omaha AHEC

    5017 Leavenworth St, Omaha, NE 68106 (402) 502-1593
  20. Pine Ridge Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center

    15710 US-385, Chadron, NE 69337 (308) 432-3316
  21. Promise Health Care Training Center

    3610 Dodge St B10, Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 968-4786
  22. Quality Career Pathways

    5437 N 103rd St, Omaha, NE 68134 (402) 573-3700
  23. Southeast Community College

    8800 O St, Lincoln, NE 68520 (402) 471-3333
  24. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, NE 69361 (308) 635-3606
  25. York General Hearthstone

    2600 N Lincoln Ave, York, NE 68467 (402) 362-4333

Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry

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

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
Division of Public Health - Licensure Unit
Office of Nursing Support

PO Box 94986, Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-4322
Fax: (402) 742-1151
Registry Search: https://www.nebraska.gov/LISSearch/search.cgi

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