Mandatory Orientation Meeting via Zoom: Monday, June 8, 2020
Online Sign-ups for orientation begin: Monday, May 18, 2020
Online sign-ups for orientation ends: Thursday, June 4, 2020 or until seats are filled.
Program Start Date: Friday, August 28, 2020
*Sign-ups for orientation are accepted on a first come first serve basis
How to sign-up for orientation?
STEP ONE - Apply to admission to Modesto Junior College
STEP TWO - Sign-up for the Mandatory orientation
STEP THREE - Attend the Mandatory orientation
STEP FOUR - Complete and submit ALL required documents discussed during orientation.
*All four steps must be completed. Those who complete all four steps will have priority for entry into the program.
The Nurse Assistant Program at Modesto Junior College is a one-semester course (NURSE
52, 5.5 units) that includes 60 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of supervised
clinical experience within the guidelines set by the California Department of Public
Health (CDPH). After successful completion of the Program, students are eligible to
take the state certification examination to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).
The exam has been developed to meet the evaluation requirements of federal and state
nurse aid and competency evaluation legislation. The state certification exam is available
at MJC at the end of each class. Program expenses vary for each individual. For financial
aid information, call 575-7700. For inquiries about the program, call Allied Health,
Links to additional information
- Eligibility and Preparation
- Health Clearance Requirements for Enrolled Nurse 52 Students
- Fingerprinting/Background Requirements for Enrolled Nurse 52 Students
- Program Costs
- Required Textbook
- Program Learning Outcomes
- Participation (Attendance) Policy
- Program Curriculum
- Health Services
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Technical Requirements for Distant Learning
- Pass Rate information