CNA Programs in New York

If you are considering starting a career as a nursing assistant you can begin your research by identifying CNA training courses in New York 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 New York 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 New York 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 New York.

New York 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 New York (NY)

Farmingdale State College Nursing Assistant Course
269 Fulton Ave., Hempstead, NY 11550

St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Cochran School of Nursing – Andrus Pavillon
967 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

CNA Classes in New York Community Colleges

Bronx Community College Nursing Assistant Program
University Avenue and West 181st Street, Bronx, NY 10453

Jamestown Community College Nurse Aide Course
525 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14701

Westchester Community College CNA Program – Ossining Extension Site
22 Rockledge Ave., Ossining, NY 10562

New York CNA Training Schools

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  • Medical Assistant - Day
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  • Medical Assistant
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Hunter Business School was founded in 1972 for the purpose of providing quality career training through intensive and innovative programs.  Hunter Business School’s mission is to provide students with the opportunity to receive a high quality education for the career best suited to their ability, interest and ambition.  We are an educational environment characterized by high expectations and staffed by professionals who are knowledgeable, compassionate, creative, supportive and effective.


  • Medical Assistant
Locations: Medford
Harris School of Business offers career-focused education that gives you the skills you need to make the leap into your new career.


  • Certified Nurses Aide
  • Patient Care Technician Level 1
  • Professional Medical Assistant
Locations: Danbury

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  • Medical Assistant
Locations: EdisonParamus

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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  • Medical Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Dental Assisting
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