The University of Arkansas at Texarkana is offering a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program this fall. Nursing assistants provide basic care and help patients with activities of daily living. Overall employment of nursing assistants and orderlies is projected to grow 8 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The median pay for nursing assistants and orderlies is $30,290 per year or $14.56 per hour.

UA Texarkana offers affordable tuition and a world-class University of Arkansas System education. You may even qualify for a free class with the “U Can” Scholarship. For more information or to enroll, call the Purtle Advising Center at 870-722-8124.

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