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

1,366 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 87 schools in the United States where you can get your undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 66% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.3% of nursing assistant graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Nursing Assistant Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,366 undergraduate certificates were awarded to nursing assistant majors. 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 41,345
Undergraduate Certificate 1,366
Bachelor’s Degree 342
Associate’s Degree 109

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 estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. About 87.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 169
Women 1,197
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Nursing Assistant

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing assistant undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 20
Black or African American 354
Hispanic or Latino 403
White 413
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 172
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Assistant Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 87 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

139 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Columbus State Community College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Each year, around 27,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 139 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Columbus State. About 81% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Universidad del Este

Carolina, Puerto Rico
84 Yearly Graduations
81% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Universidad del Este. Roughly 10,300 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 84 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from UNE. About 81% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman, Oklahoma
73 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Moore Norman Technology Center comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Each year, around 1,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 73 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at MNTC. Around 37% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

#4

Universidad Metropolitana

San Juan, Puerto Rico
56 Yearly Graduations
71% Women

Universidad Metropolitana comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Roughly 11,500 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 56 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from UMET. 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
91% Women
56% 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. Each year, around 1,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 55 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from Francis Tuttle Technology Center. About 91% of this group were women, and 56% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

53 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Northwest Technology Center, Alva. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nursing assistant program at Northwest Technology Center, Alva awarded 53 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 85% were women and 32% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Red River Technology Center

Duncan, Oklahoma
50 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
26% 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. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 50 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from Red River Technology Center. Of these students, 94% were women and 26% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, West Virginia
45 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

West Virginia Northern Community College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Each year, around 1,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at WVNCC. About 84% of this group were women, and 7% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Connors State College

Warner, Oklahoma
43 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
51% 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. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from CSC. Of these students, 86% were women and 51% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
40 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
98% 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 700 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 40 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes. Around 98% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#11

Quest College

San Antonio, Texas
39 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Quest College. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Quest College. Around 92% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#12

Dorsey Schools, Roseville

Roseville, Michigan
38 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Dorsey Schools, Roseville comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at Dorsey Schools, Roseville. Around 82% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#13

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
36 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Central New Mexico Community College. Roughly 23,500 attend the school each year. The nursing assistant program at Central New Mexico Community College awarded 36 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 86% of this group were women, and 64% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Berkeley College - Woodland Park

Woodland Park, New Jersey
35 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Berkeley College - Woodland Park is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Each year, around 3,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $23,741 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,097 per year.

The nursing assistant program at Berkeley College - Woodland Park awarded 35 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 94% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

33 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
55% 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. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at PMI East Valley. About 97% of this group were women, and 55% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Beverly Hills, California
33 Yearly Graduations
70% 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. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 undergraduate certificates were handed out to nursing assistant majors at West Coast Ultrasound Institute. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

#17

Florida Career College - Hialeah

Hialeah, Florida
32 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Career College - Hialeah comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in nursing assistant. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nursing assistant program at Florida Career College - Hialeah awarded 32 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 88% of this group were women, and 97% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

30 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Northeast Technology Center-Pryor. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. The nursing assistant program at Northeast Technology Center-Pryor awarded 30 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 83% of this group were women, and 43% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Dorsey Schools, Dearborn

Detroit, Michigan
29 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
97% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for nursing assistant majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Dorsey Schools, Dearborn. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nursing assistant program at Dorsey Schools, Dearborn awarded 29 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 97% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 97% were women.

#20

Florida Career College - Boynton Beach

Boynton Beach, Florida
27 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Career College - Boynton Beach is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their undergraduate certificate in nursing assistant from Florida Career College - Boynton Beach. Of these students, 89% were women and 89% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Licensed Practical Nursing 39,284
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,690

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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