State Tested Nursing Assistant Program

Become a STNA in just four weeks! No nursing experince required to apply.  

Stark State College State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) course is held at the Akron Campus. The course consists of classroom, practice lab, and clinical hours for a total of 75 required hours. 

The course is approved by the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Students are taught by nurses who have successfully completed the Ohio Department of Health’s Train the Trainer program and have many years of experience in education.

At the completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the state test to become certified as a State Tested Nurse Aide. Graduate have many opportunities for employment in health care facilities including hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and home care. Graduates may also consider advancing their education by applying for our Practical Nursing program.

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