Nursing Assistant - Health Programs - Montana Tech

Highlands College

Certified Nurse Assistant


Start a New Career in the Medical Field with Highland College of Montana Technological University as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and increase your earning potential with a fulfilling career. This is the opportunity you've been hoping for!

CNAs are on the front lines of delivering basic care to patients in a variety of health care facilities, with responsibilities ranging from assisting with personal daily needs such as bathing and exercising to monitoring vital signs and dietary restrictions. All job requirements revolve around daily routines that patients may not be able to complete on their own such as bathing, eating, dressing, and ambulating. CNA’s work under the supervision of licensed nurses and provide personal, professional assistance, ensuring patients are treated with dignity and respect while receiving necessary medical care.

Highlands College offers day classes in which students learn in a hands-on environment under the direction of caring and professional nurses, supported by a curriculum that meets or exceeds state standards.

Course Benefits of Highlands College are

  • Small Class Sizes
  • Accessible Location (with public transportation)
  • Hands-On Experience
  • Licensed Instructors with Professional Experience
  • Course Length 8 Weeks
  • Non-credit and credit course

According to The Montana Labor and Industry statewide employed are 5,750. The mean annual wage is $29,110 and mean hourly wage is $13.99. Certified Nurse Assistant is a fast growing healthcare profession with numerous opportunities of employment.

Come be a part of Highlands College Certified Nurse Assistant program and make a difference in the community and abroad.

Contact Information
Laura Young RN, BSN, MN
Highlands College of Montana Technological University
Health Programs Department Chair
lyoung@mtech.edu
406-496-3761