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15 Best Arizona CNA Classes By Popularity [UPDATED in 2021]

This is a list of 15 best CNA programs in Arizona by popularity. Each program has a link to the specific program page of the official website, to help you find more information. Updated in 2021.

      
Pima Medical Institute

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant /Nurse Aide Certificate

Popularity: 

Location: 2160 S. Power Road, Mesa, AZ 85209; 957 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, AZ 85202; 13610 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85029; 2121 N. Craycroft Road, Building 1, Tucson, AZ 85712

Pima Medical Institute offers training programs for nursing aides at several campuses of Arizona.

The program covers topics like infection control, safety measures, documentation and reports, communications skills, and more.

Founded in 1972, Pima Medical Institute now has many locations across several states.



      
      
Yavapai College

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant Certificate

Popularity: 

Location: Prescott Campus, 1100 East Sheldon Street, Prescott, Arizona 86301; Verde V alley Campus, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale, Arizona 86324; Prescott Valley Center, 3800 North Glassford Hill Road, Prescott Valley, Arizona 86314; Career & Technical Education Center, 220 Ruger Road, Prescott, Arizona 86301; Chino Valley Agribusiness & Science Technology Center, 2275 Old Home Manor Way, Sedona Center, 4215 Arts Village Drive, Sedona, Arizona 86336

Yavapai College offers training program for Nursing Assistant Certificate.

The course covers topics like communication skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, client independence, client rights, basic nursing assistant skills, cognitively impaired client care, body structure and common diseases, and more.

Approved by votes in 1966, Yavapai College now has six locations.



      
      
Star Canyon School of Nursing

Programs Offered: Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Program

Popularity: 

Location: 8900 N Central Ave #107, Phoenix, AZ 85020

Star Canyon School of Nursing offers a program of CNA.

Founded in 2007, the school is located in Phoenix.



      
      
College of Health Careers (Regional Center for Border Health)

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant Program

Popularity: 

Location: 950 E. Main Street, Building A Somerton, AZ 85350

College of Health Careers (Regional Center for Border Health) offers a training program for nursing assistant.

The 6-week program delivers 153 h ours of instruction. The program covers topics like introduction to nursing, infection control and safety measures, body structure and vital signs, personal hygiene and grooming, and more. It includes 65 hours of supervised clinical practice.



      
      
Cochise College

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant Certificate

Popularity: 

Location: Douglas Campus, 4190 West Highway 80, Douglas, AZ 85607; Downtown Center, 2600 East Wilcox Drive, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635; Willcox Center, 470 N. Bisbee Ave., Willcox, Arizona 85643

Cochise College offers a 6-credit Nursing Assistant Certificate.

The program covers topics like communication skills, patient safety, patient rights, responsibilities of nursing assistant, anatomy and physiology, and more.

Cochise County Community College District is a public community college over 600 fulltime and parttime instructors and staff.



      
      
Arizona Medical Training Institute

Programs Offered: Certified Nursing Assistant/Licensed Nursing Assistant (CNA/LNA) course

Popularity: 

Location: 1530 N. Country Club Drive, Suite 11 Mesa, AZ 85201

Arizona Medical Training Institute offers a program of Certified Nursing Assistant/Licensed Nursing Assistant.

The course includes 40 hours of clinical work. Topics covered include introduction to healthcare, basic nursing skills, infection control, and more.



      
      
Valley Vocational Academy

Programs Offered: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program

Popularity: 

Location: 1845 E Broadway Rd #114, Tempe, AZ

Valley Vocational Academy offers a program of Certified Nursing Assistant.

The program covers topics like professionalism, infection control, safety procedures, basic nursing skills, mental health needs, basic restorative services, and more.



      
      
Pima Community College

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant Career Training Certificate

Popularity: 

Location: Desert Vista Campus, 5901 S. Calle Santa Cruz, Tucson, AZ 85709-6000

Pima Community College offers a Nursing Assistant
Career Training Certificate.

The 120-hour program prepares students for jobs in clinics, long-term care facilities, doctor's offices, and other healthcare settings.

Pima Community College is a 2-year institution offering associate degrees and certificates to students in about 150 programs.



      
      
GateWay Community College

Programs Offered: Nurse Assisting

Popularity: 

Location: 555 N. 18th Street Phoenix, AZ 85006

GateWay Community College offers a training program for nursing assistant.

The program teachers students to perform activities like bathing and dressing, talking vital signs, transporting, feeding, and more.

GateWay Community College offers over 160 degrees, certificates, and training programs.



      
      
Glendale Community College

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant Program

Popularity: 

Location: 6000 West Olive Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85302

Glendale Community College offers a nursing assistant program.

After completing the program, students will be eligible to participate the state exam, and register to become CNA.

Founded in 1965, Glendale Community College has taught over 50,000 students.



      
      
Eastern Arizona College

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant (Certificate)

Popularity: 

Location: 615 N Stadium Avenue, Thatcher, AZ 85552

Eastern Arizona College offers a certificate of nursing assistant.

The one-semester program is composed of 3 courses: basic healthcare concepts and skills, basic life support and first aid & CPR, medical terminology math for medication or medical dosage, and nursing assistant.



      
      
The Meadows of Northern Arizona

Programs Offered: Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Program

Popularity: 

Location: 809B Gail Gardner Way, Prescott, AZ 86305

The Meadows of Northern Arizona offers a program of CNA training.

The 120-hour program lasts 3 weeks and one day. Classroom education is offered during the first 2 weeks, and clinical practice is required in the third week. The last is for exam and graduation.



      
      
Coconino Community College

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant (Certificate)

Popularity: 

Location: Lone Tree Campus, 2800 S. Lone Tree Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86005; Fourth Street Campus, 3000 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff, AZ 86004; Page Instructional Site, 475 S. Lake Powell Blvd., Page, AZ 86040

Coconino Community College offers a certificate of nursing assistant.

The program is composed courses of medical terminology I, nursing assistant I, and nursing assistant clinical. Covered topics include communication skills, nutrition, medical terminology, emergency care, resident safety, and more.

Founded in 1991, Coconino Community College has educated 75,000 students.



      
      
Mesa Community College

Programs Offered: Nurse Assisting

Popularity: 

Location: Red Mountain Campus, 7110 East McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207

Mesa Community College offers a program of nursing assistant.

The 8-week course includes classroom education, lab practice, and clinical experience. After successfully completing the program, students should be ready to take Arizona State Board of Nursing exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

Founded in 9163, Mesa Community College is the largest college in the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD).



      
      
Providence Training Institute

Programs Offered: Nursing Assistant Training

Popularity: 

Location: 9189 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302

Providence Training Institute offers a program of Nursing Assistant Training.

After successfully finishing the program, students should be ready to take the Certified Nursing Assistant State Examination administered by the Arizona Board of Nursing. Graduates are often hired nursing homes, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, or other healthcare settings.