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Undergraduate Certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide

1,244 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant is offered at 87 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 59% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Nursing Assistant Majors

In 2019-2020, 1,244 earned their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. This makes it the 4th most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 34,725
Undergraduate Certificate 1,244
Bachelor’s Degree 252
Associate Degree 128

Earnings of Nursing Assistant Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nursing assistant majors with their undergraduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for nursing assistant students who are undergraduate certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. About 88.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 145
Women 1,099
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The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing assistant undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 302
Hispanic or Latino 314
White 464
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 153
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There are 87 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#2

Universidad del Este

Carolina, Puerto Rico
84 Yearly Graduations
62% Women

Universidad del Este is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Roughly 7,800 attend the school each year. 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. The nursing assistant program at Universidad del Este awarded 84 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 62% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman, Oklahoma
73 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Moore Norman Technology Center is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Each year, around 1,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nursing assistant program at Moore Norman Technology Center awarded 73 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. About 95% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Universidad Metropolitana

San Juan, Puerto Rico
56 Yearly Graduations
71% Women

The 4th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Universidad Metropolitana. Roughly 8,800 attend the school each year. 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. The nursing assistant program at Universidad Metropolitana awarded 56 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. About 71% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
55 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Francis Tuttle Technology Center is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Roughly 2,000 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 55 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from Francis Tuttle Technology Center. Around 63% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 95% were women.

53 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northwest Technology Center, Alva comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 53 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Northwest Tech Alva. Of these students, 73% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Red River Technology Center

Duncan, Oklahoma
50 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Red River Technology Center comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 50 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Red River Technology Center. About 82% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, West Virginia
45 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

West Virginia Northern Community College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Each year, around 1,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 45 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from WVNCC. Of these students, 90% were women and 4% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Connors State College

Warner, Oklahoma
43 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Connors State College is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Roughly 2,000 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 43 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at CSC. About 91% of this group were women, and 52% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
40 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Roughly 1,000 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 40 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes. Around 81% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

#11

Quest College

San Antonio, Texas
39 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Quest College comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 39 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from Quest College. About 88% of this group were women, and 96% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Dorsey College, Roseville

Roseville, Michigan
38 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Dorsey College, Roseville. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 38 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from Dorsey College, Roseville. About 95% of this group were women, and 85% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Berkeley College - Woodland Park

Woodland Park, New Jersey
35 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Berkeley College - Woodland Park comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Each year, around 2,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $24,605 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,062 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 35 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from Berkeley College - Woodland Park. Of these students, 93% were women and 80% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

33 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Pima Medical Institute - East Valley. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nursing assistant program at Pima Medical Institute - East Valley awarded 33 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. About 86% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Beverly Hills, California
33 Yearly Graduations
68% Women

The 15th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is West Coast Ultrasound Institute. Roughly 800 attend the school each year. The nursing assistant program at West Coast Ultrasound Institute awarded 33 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 68% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Florida Career College - Hialeah

Hialeah, Florida
32 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
95% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Florida Career College - Hialeah. Roughly 800 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 32 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Florida Career College - Hialeah. About 86% of this group were women, and 95% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Dorsey College, Dearborn

Detroit, Michigan
29 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Dorsey College, Dearborn comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 29 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Dorsey College, Dearborn. About 94% of this group were women, and 94% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

Florida Career College - Boynton Beach

Boynton Beach, Florida
27 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Florida Career College - Boynton Beach. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 27 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Florida Career College - Boynton Beach. Around 85% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing assistant that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Licensed Practical Nursing 40,018
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,179

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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