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Associate’s Degrees in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide

109 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer an associate's degree in nursing assistant. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 78% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Nursing Assistant Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 109 students earned their associate's degree in nursing assistant. This earns it the #6 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nursing assistant at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 41,345
Undergraduate Certificate 1,366
Bachelor’s Degree 342
Associate’s Degree 109

Earnings of Nursing Assistant Majors With Associate’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nursing assistant majors with their associate's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in nursing assistant. About 83.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 18
Women 91
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Nursing Assistant

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing assistant associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 50
White 24
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 19
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Assistant Associate's Degree Students

There are 12 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in nursing assistant. Learn more about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Coconino Community College

Flagstaff, Arizona
49 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for nursing assistant students seekingan associate's degree is Coconino Community College. Each year, around 3,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 people received their associate's degree in nursing assistant from Coconino Community College. Around 57% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 82% were women.

#2

Universidad del Turabo

Gurabo, Puerto Rico
41 Yearly Graduations
85% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Universidad del Turabo. Each year, around 15,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,652 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 associate's degrees were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Universidad del Turabo. Of these students, 85% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Selma University

Selma, Alabama
10 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

The 3rd most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Selma University. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $1,800 per year.

The nursing assistant program at Selma University awarded 10 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 80% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

Remington College - Memphis Campus is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in nursing assistant. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 associate's degrees were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Remington College - Memphis Campus. Of these students, 75% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Dakota County Technical College

Rosemount, Minnesota
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 5th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Dakota County Technical College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 associate's degrees were handed out to nursing assistant majors at DCTC.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in nursing assistant. The nursing assistant program at St Louis College of Health Careers-St Louis awarded 1 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater. The nursing assistant program at Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater awarded 1 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

West Shore Community College

Scottville, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their associate's degree is West Shore Community College. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their associate's degree in nursing assistant from West Shore Community College.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing assistant that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Licensed Practical Nursing 1,531
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 26

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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