cnaThe UWG Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program is approved by the State of Georgia. The program is a total of 88 hours consisting of 31 hours classroom instruction, 33 hours lab, and 24 hours of clinical practice at a nursing home.

UWG CNA 2017 - 2 Programs Available

  • Saturday Program
  • Monday/Wednesday Program
  • Program Starts 1/21

    Class Meets: Saturdays from 8am-4pm

    Class and Lab Dates: 1/21 - 3/11

    Clinicals:  Saturdays, 3/18, 3/25, and 4/1

    Test Dates: TBD - Week of 4/25

    Location: UWG Carrollton

    CLICK HERE to Register for Saturday Program

  • Program Starts 1/30

    Class Meets: Mondays and Wednesdays from 5pm-9pm

    Class and Lab Dates: 1/30 - 3/29

    Clinicals:  Saturdays, 4/8, 4/15, and 4/22

    Test Dates: TBD - Week of 5/15

    Location: UWG Carrollton

    CLICK HERE to Register for Monday/Wednesday Program

Registration Fee

The 2017 registration fee ($815 UWG Student/$875 Non-UWG Student) covers instruction, textbooks, required supplies, clinical supervision, 1 set of scrubs, a stethoscope, name badge, and the state exam fee.  

CLICK HERE for CNA Refund Policy

Background Check and Drug Test 

Students must initiate a background check and drug test before the first day of class through Advantage Students at a cost of approximately $78.50.

CLICK HERE to access the Advantage Website 

TB Test

Students must also bring a copy of the results of a PPD (TB) test to the first day of class. If you have previously taken a TB test, the results must be current within one calendar year of the scheduled clinical dates for this course.

Watch With A Second Hand

Students are required to bring a watch with a second hand to class for use during the course and during the certification test at the end of the course.

CNA Program Director

Dale Fleming at email dfleming@westga.edu or 678-839-6615