CNA Programs in Massachusetts

If you are considering starting a career as a nursing assistant you can begin your research by identifying CNA training courses in Massachusetts cities near you. It is recommended that you contact each training center of interest to learn more about their program offerings, class schedules, prerequisite requirements and more.

Embarking upon a new career path is an important decision and should not be taken lightly. Many Massachusetts CNA classes include 6-12 weeks of classroom study and prepare students to take the CNA certification exam upon completion. Students should master the core competencies required of a nurse aide during their training class. Courses are available throughout Massachusetts to meet student’s needs.

Some CNA training classes are offered for free in exchange for a promised period of employment at the training facility upon certification. These free CNA classes are typically available through long-term care centers and assisted living nursing homes in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts nursing students can usually expect to pay anywhere between $500-$1500 for a CNA training course. This cost typically includes classroom hours, books and study materials. After passing the course students will be eligible to take the CNA certification exam to earn their license to practice.

Nursing Assistant Programs in Massachusetts (MA)

American Red Cross Nurse Aide Training Course – South Coast, Fall River
315 Pleasant Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721

American Red Cross Nurse Assistant / Home Health Aide Training – Pittsfield
480 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201

CNA Classes in Massachusetts Community Colleges

North-Shore Community College Nursing Assistant Course – Danvers
1 Ferncroft Road, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923

Massachusetts CNA Training Schools

Get a hands-on education at Lincoln Tech. Designed for today’s tough job market, our in-depth programs cover many fields including: Health Sciences, Business and Information Technology, Hospitality, Automotive Technology, HVAC Technology and Electrical Systems Technology. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Programs vary by campus.


  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Office Assistant
Branford Hall Career Institute offers career-focused education that gives you the job skills you need to make the leap into some of today's hottest careers.


  • Professional Medical Assistant
Locations: Springfield
Take advantage of the Salter's School's career-focused education and get on track to a new career in the technology or medical services field.


  • Professional Medical Assistant
Locations: Malden

At Porter and Chester Institute, we’re serious about preparing you for career success. By completing one of our Automotive, Computer, Healthcare, or Trades programs, you’ll enjoy five advantages during your job search:


1. You gain knowledge and skills employers want you to know.

2. You learn from instructors who’ve worked in the field.

3. You learn by doing through hands-on instruction.

4. You develop personal skills and habits to become more employable.

5. You enhance your job interview skills and résumé.


  • Dental Assisting
Locations: Worcester
Get the hands-on training and skills it takes to succeed with Ashworth College, a respected, worldwide leader in distance education. Study at the times and places most convenient for you.


  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
  • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.


  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education

100% Online & No Standardized Testing

We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.


  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator

The mission of Mildred Elley is to provide quality career education and technical training to allow students of diverse educational, cultural and personal backgrounds to become successful in an ever-changing global economy. Mildred Elley strives to afford students quality placement opportunities and instill in all of our graduates a desire for lifelong education and learning.


  • Clinical Medical Assistant-CERT
  • Practical Nurse (LPN)-CERT
  • Medical Office Assistant-CERT
Locations: Pittsfield
Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University. Take classes online or on campus. Pursue your degree to help you start the career you want. Learn more now.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

As few as 20 months


Nursing@Simmons enables Registered Nurses to earn an MSN online from Simmons College and prepare to pursue certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner in as few as 20 months. 


  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

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