CNA Training in North Dakota

The state of North Dakota has a special agency that is in charge of registering certified nursing assistants.  This agency is known as the Division of Health Facilities.  They enter all information pertaining to certified nursing assistants into the Nurse Aide Registry for North Dakota.  Individuals will not be entered into the Nursing Aide register until after they complete and pass an accredited nursing assistant training course and certification exam. Read school reviews below.

Nursing aide training programs are inexpensive and only take a few weeks to complete.  Working as a CNA can be a good option for individuals who want to work in the healthcare industry without the need for extensive education.

North Dakota offers many CNA training programs for those who are interested in a career as a certified nursing assistant.  In fact, there are more than 50 fully accredited CNA program sin the state.  The median salary for CNAs in Bismarck, North Dakota is listed at nearly $22,000 per year.  There are currently about 10,000 certified nursing assistants working throughout the state of North Dakota.  If you are interested in a career as a CNA, you will need to search for a state approved CNA training program in your area.

featured CNA Training Centers and Schools in North Dakota

University of North Dakota Lake Region
1801 College Drive North, Devils Lake, ND 58301
They offer a training program that includes 75.5 hours of instruction. Students will gain hands on experience in a clinical setting during that time. They will also complete classroom and lab instruction. The course is designed to make it possible for students to receive some individual help from their instructor. This training program lasts for just two weeks after which time graduates can sit for the certification exam for nursing assistants.

Fargo Adult Learning Center
Fargo, North Dakota
In partnership with Bethany Homes, the Fargo Adult Learning Center provides a CNA training class. This class lasts for 3 weeks. During that time students will receive classroom instruction. They will then complete their hands on experience. Students will be meeting at Bethany Homes on 201 South University Drive for classes. Registration takes place at the Woodrow Wilson School on 315 North University Drive. The registration fee is $100. The additional fees due on the first day of school are $430.

ND State College of Science, Skills and Technology – Fargo
1305 19th Ave. North, Fargo, North Dakota 58102
This training program is for those who wish to work as nursing assistants. Students will receive 16 hours of training in a clinical setting in addition to their lectures and lab work. Graduates of the program will be well prepared to work in a long-term care facility as well as other healthcare facilities. Students will be able to sit for the nursing assistant certification test for a fee of $110 after completing the course. Students will need to place a $100 deposit that cannot be refunded when they register for this program.

Bismarck Public Schools Nursing Aide Class
806 North Washington Street, Bismarck, ND 58501

Medcenter One – Bismarck
300 North 7th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
Phone: (701) 663-4267

Southwest Healthcare Services CNA School – Bowman
802 2nd Street NW, Bowman, ND 58623

Golden Acres Manor  Program – Carrington
#1 East Main Street, Carrington, North Dakota 58421

St. Benedict’s Health Center Nurse Assistant Program – Dickinson
851 4th Avenue East, Dickinson, ND 58601

St. Luke’s Home – Dickinson
242 West 10th Street, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601

Jacobson Mem Hosp Care Center Nurse Assistant Training Course – Elgin
601 East Street North, Elgin, ND 58533

Maryhill Manor Nursing Aide Program – Enderlin
110 Hillcrest Drive, Enderlin, North Dakota 58027

North Valley Career and Technology Center – Grafton
1540 School Road, Grafton, ND 58237

Lutheran Sunset Home CNA Class – Grafton
333 Eastern Ave., Grafton, North Dakota 58237

Valley Eldercare Center Nurse Aide Program – Grand Forks
2900 14th Ave. South, Grand Forks, ND 58201

St. Aloisius Medical Center CNA Training Course – Harvey
325 East Brewster, Harvey, North Dakota 58341

Western Horizons Care Center – Hettinger
1104 Highway 12 RR2, Hettinger, ND 58639

Central Dakota Village Nurse Assistant Course – Jamestown
501 19th St. NE, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401

Hi Acres Manor Nursing Center Nursing Aide Class – Jamestown
1300 2nd Place NE, Jamestown, ND 58401

Good Samaritan Society Nurse Assistant Training Program – Mohall
602 East Main St., Mohall, ND 58761

Good Samaritan Society Nurse Assistant Program – Mott
401 Millionaire Avenue RR1, Mott, North Dakota 58646

Napoleon Care Center Nursing Aide Program
311 East 4th St., Napoleon, ND 58561

Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd Nurse Aide Course – New Rockford
1226 1st Ave. North, New Rockford, North Dakota 58356

Heart of America Medical Center CNA Training – Rugby
800 South Main Ave., Rugby, North Dakota 58368

Mountrail Bethel Home – Stanley
615 6th Street SE., Stanley, ND 58784

Tioga Medical Center Nurse Aide Class
810 North Welo Street, Tioga, North Dakota 58852

Sheyenne Care Center CNA Program – Valley City
979 Central Avenue North, Valley City, ND 58702

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15 Responses to CNA Training in North Dakota

  1. jessica June 13, 2010 at 5:50 pm #

    Do you have any classes in Fargo, ND for CNA classes?

    • Admin June 13, 2010 at 7:42 pm #

      Sure there are:
      Fargo Adult Learning Center Nurse Assistant Program
      315 North University Dr., Fargo, ND 58102

      ND State College of Science, Skills and Technology – Fargo
      1305 19th Ave. North, Fargo, North Dakota 58102

      Elim Care Center Nurse Aide Training – Fargo
      3534 University Drive South, Fargo, ND 58104

  2. Mary Ganster August 14, 2010 at 4:32 pm #

    i am certified in the state of ga- can I apply for reciprocity, and work in nd. pls advise. Thanks

    • Admin August 31, 2010 at 11:04 pm #

      Yes you can. Just contact the ND nurse aide registry

  3. Ams September 23, 2010 at 1:41 am #

    Is sixteen years of age old enough to get trained at the med center one Iin Bismarck?
    I am looking into a physician career and want to start working in the health field.

    • Admin October 5, 2010 at 6:49 pm #

      Age shouldn’t be an issue. just contact the training center and see what they say.
      Congratulations on your decision to become a Physican!

  4. Amy October 12, 2010 at 2:50 pm #

    Do you know of any CNA training classes that take place near Wyndmere, ND?

    • Admin October 24, 2010 at 2:16 pm #

      Hi Amy,
      Unfortunately there isn’t one that I can find in Wyndmere. Perhaps you might want to go a little farther than Wyndmere for classes.

  5. Holly March 18, 2011 at 1:11 am #

    How do would I transfer my ND CNA to Montana?

  6. Emma May 5, 2011 at 7:26 pm #

    Hi do you know of any CNA training around Grand Forks, ND? I will be moving there this summer.

  7. Kayla June 6, 2011 at 8:22 pm #

    Besides Valley Eldercare are there any other CNA classes available in the Grand Forks area?

    • Admin June 20, 2011 at 2:40 pm #

      Woodside Village – Grand Forks
      4004 24th Avenue South, Grand Forks, ND 58201

      Grand Forks Public Schools
      2400 47th Ave. South, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201

  8. Ashley November 17, 2011 at 7:37 pm #

    Do you know about how much it costs to get started?

    • Admin January 7, 2012 at 11:43 pm #

      It really depends on the training center you’re applying to. Normally the lowest ones cost $300 or so.

  9. Adriane July 13, 2012 at 9:27 pm #

    Are there any classes offered in Grand Forks, ND ?

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