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Nursing Assistant Schools in California

There are 22 schools in the state of California offering nursing assistant programs. In 2010, 1,234 students graduated from programs at California nursing assistant schools.

Overview

On average, 941 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing assisting per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from nursing assistant programs. In 2010, 1,234 students graduated with nursing assistant certificates.

22 nursing assistant schools are located in this state. Of these, 12 schools are public, while ten schools are private. While private nursing assistant school tuition varies from $21,275 to $28,903, tuition at a public nursing assistant school varies from $644 to $5,035.

Average tuition for nursing assistant programs is $1,806. While the highest tuition for nursing assistant programs, which is $28,903 each year, is at the Institute of Medical Education, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $644 each year, is at MiraCosta College.

California schools offer certificates for students pursing nursing assistant.

Nursing Assistant Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 941 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing assisting per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from nursing assistant programs. In 2010, 1,234 students graduated with nursing assistant certificates.

Nursing Assistant Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 728
  • Certificate 2007: 650
  • Certificate 2008: 648
  • Certificate 2009: 1047
  • Certificate 2010: 1234

Nursing Assistant Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 22 nursing assistant programs.

Nursing Assistant Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 22

Career Trends

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Nursing Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19900
  • 25th Percentile: 22440
  • Median: 26470
  • 75th Percentile: 31860
  • 90th Percentile: 37840

Career Trends

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

Nursing Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23590
  • Median Salary 2007: 24900
  • Median Salary 2008: 25550
  • Median Salary 2009: 25830
  • Median Salary 2010: 26470
  • Total Employed 2006: 96820
  • Total Employed 2007: 99660
  • Total Employed 2008: 103500
  • Total Employed 2009: 107310
  • Total Employed 2010: 106240

California vs National Nursing Assistant Employment

California vs National Nursing Assistant Employment

  • Employed in California: 7.321% (106240)

Nursing Assistant Schools in California

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1. The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center

5451 Lemon Hill Ave
Sacramento, CA 95824-1529
(916) 433-2600x1010

The Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center, which is near the center of the city, is in Sacramento, CA and it offers one program in nursing assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering nursing assisting.

2. The Trinity Vocational Center

1149 W 190th St Ste 2000
Gardena, CA 90248
(310) 834-3065

The Trinity Vocational Center, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Gardena, CA and it offers one nursing assistant program. This vocational school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

3. InfoTech Career College

16900 Lakewood Blvd Ste 209
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-1239

InfoTech Career College is located in the suburbs of Bellflower, California and this school offers one nursing assistant program. It is a for-profit institution.

4. St Francis Career College

3680 E. Imperial Highway- 5th Floor
Lynwood, CA 90262
(310) 900-8060

St Francis Career College offers one program in nursing assisting and it is located in the suburbs of Lynwood, California. Overall, 65 students seek degrees in two programs at this school.

5. The West Coast Ultrasound Institute

291 S La Cienega Blvd Ste 500
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 289-5123

The West Coast Ultrasound Institute is in the suburbs of Beverly Hills, California and this school offers one program in nursing assisting. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

6. The University of Antelope Valley

44055 Sierra Highway
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 726-1911x125

The University of Antelope Valley is located in the suburbs of Lancaster, California and this school offers one nursing assistant program. 967 students pursue degrees in 11 Antelope Valley programs, overall.

7. The Pomona Unified School District Adult and Career Education

1515 W Mission Blvd
Pomona, CA 91766-1233
(909) 469-2333

The Pomona Unified School District Adult and Career Education is near the center of the city and it offers one nursing assistant program. This vocational school is a public institution.

8. Mt Diablo Adult Education

1266 San Carlos Ave.
Concord, CA 94518-1102
(925) 685-7340x0

Mt Diablo Adult Education offers one program in nursing assisting and this school is in the suburbs of Concord, California. Overall, 453 students seek degrees in 11 programs at this school.

9. The Institute of Medical Education

130 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 534-0714x112

The Institute of Medical Education, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in San Jose, CA and it offers one nursing assistant program. 467 students pursue degrees in seven Institute of Medical Education programs, overall.

10. El Camino College - Compton Center

1111 East Artesia Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221-5393
(310) 900-1600

El Camino College-Compton Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1927. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Compton, CA. This school offers students 49 certificates and 14 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 8,729 students sought degrees from the 55 programs at this school. It offers subjects including legal assisting and cosmetology. This vocational school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

11. The Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center

10925 South Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 564-1431x300

The Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center, which is 8.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Los Angeles, CA and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This vocational school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

12. Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education

4640 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-4221
(626) 856-4101

Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education Is located in the suburbs of Baldwin Park, California and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This vocational school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in nursing assisting.

13. Martinez Adult Education

600 F St
Martinez, CA 94553-3298
(925) 228-3276x263

Martinez Adult Education is located in the suburbs of Martinez, California and it offers one program in nursing assisting. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

14. The Career Development Institute

1830 S Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 559-0225

The Career Development Institute, which is near the center of the city, is located in Los Angeles, CA and this school offers one nursing assistant program. This school is a for-profit institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of California offering nursing assisting in terms of programs.

15. The California Nurses Educational Institute

68-860 Perez Rd
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 416-5955

The California Nurses Educational Institute is in the suburbs of Cathedral City, California and it offers one program in nursing assisting. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering nursing assisting in terms of programs.

16. The Angeles College of Nursing

3440 Wilshire Blvd Ste 310
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 487-2211

The Angeles College of Nursing offers one nursing assistant program and this school, which is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Los Angeles, CA. This nursing school is one of 4 nursing schools in California.

17. Palo Verde College

One College Drive
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 921-5500

Palo Verde College is located in Blythe, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one nursing assistant program. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

18. The Preferred College of Nursing - Los Angeles

3424 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(800) 726-5201

The Preferred College of Nursing-Los Angeles is near the center of the city and it offers one nursing assistant program. Overall, 103 students seek degrees in two Preferred College of Nursing-Los Angeles programs.

19. Merritt College

12500 Campus Dr
Oakland, CA 94619-3196
(510) 531-4911

Merritt College offers one nursing assistant program and this college, which is 5.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Oakland, CA. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

20. Moreno Valley College

16130 Lasselle St
Moreno Valley, CA 92551
(951) 571-6100

Moreno Valley College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Moreno Valley, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers 29 certificates and 23 degrees at the associates level to students. 10,684 students pursued degrees from the 29 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects such as language, physician assisting, and emergency management. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

21. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College is in the suburbs of Sacramento, California and this college offers one nursing assistant program. 33,440 students pursue degrees in 165 American River College programs, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering nursing assistant programs.

22. Contra Costa College

2600 Mission Bell Dr
San Pablo, CA 94806-3195
(510) 235-7800

Founded in 1949, Contra Costa College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of San Pablo, California. This college offers subjects such as language and administrative assistant and secretarial science. This college offers students 53 certificates and 47 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 7,975 students sought degrees from the 53 programs at this college. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

23. Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350-5800
(209) 575-6550

Modesto Junior College is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one nursing assistant program. Overall, 18,492 students seek degrees in 154 Modesto Junior College programs.

24. Barstow Community College

2700 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 252-2411

Barstow Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Barstow, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers students 23 certificates and 22 degrees at the associates level. 2,757 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this community college in 2010. This mid-sized college offers subjects including EMT, cosmetology, and nursing assisting. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this community college. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

25. Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
(661) 395-4011

Bakersfield College is 3.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in nursing assisting. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering nursing assisting.

26. MiraCosta College

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 757-2121

MiraCosta College is located in the suburbs of Oceanside, California and it offers one nursing assistant program. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fourth in the state of California.

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