Important Program Information

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, 575-6362