Nursing Assistant

About the program

Find job security and satisfaction in the healthcare field by earning your Nursing Assistant certificate.

Nursing Assistants support the nursing staff in hospitals and long-term care facilities by assisting patients with basic needs, such as feeding, moving and bathing.

  • One quarter Curriculum
  • Job Security
  • Academic Support
  • Prepares you to pass the national certification exam and become employment-ready in just three months

As our population ages, the demand for Nursing Assistants will increase dramatically. Start now and get a head start in an expanding industry.

Degrees & Certificates


Program Resources


Health Occupations Admissions
Career and Advising Center
Student Affairs & Success Building, 104
253-833-9111, ext. 2641

Academic Support

I-Best Students please contact
The Master Achiever Center
Student Affairs & Success Building, 104
253-833-9111, ext. 2641

Open Doors Students please visit
Rutowski Learning Center (RLC), room 127
Call: 253-333-4968
Text: 253-740-5861

Applications and Admissions

Fall Quarter Application due by: August 17, 2018

Potential Funding Opportunities

Contact & Location

Faculty Listing


Green River College’s Nursing Program Pursues Pre- Accreditation Candidacy

The Green River College Practical Nursing program is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Betsy Frank, NLN CNEA Associate Director, no later than August 24, 2018.


Occupations: Nursing Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Aide

Earnings: Range from $12.22 to $14.06 an hour, entry to mid-level.

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