Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Dual-Enrollment Program

CNA Certification Brochure
Link to brochure

Contact Information:

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Mary Colleen Smyth, BSN, RN
Professional Faculty
Dual-Enrollment Nurse Aide Training
Program Coordinator
Health Sciences Division
Phone: 734-973-3317
Fax: 734-677-5458
Technical & Industrial Bldg. 122 J
4800 East Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800 | wccnet.edu

Graduate from high school with a career skill and college certificate.
Learning Environments Include:
• Classroom
• Labs
• Clinical Training at local health care facilities

Washtenaw Community College and select high schools in Washtenaw County have teamed up to offer students hands-on experience in certified nursing assistant skills. Students who are accepted into this program and complete the requirements will earn college credits including a certificate from WCC in Certified
Nursing Assistant skills.

Graduates who earn their WCC Certificate in Certified Nursing Assistant skills will be eligible to sit for the state competency evaluation. Upon successful completion of the state competency evaluation, the student will become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

After graduation, students may be eligible to use their CNA certification as one of the admission requirements for the associate degree program in Nursing at WCC.
To find out more about the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program dual-enrollment option and its availability in your district, contact your high school counselor or advisor. Washtenaw Community College does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other protected status in its programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non discrimination policies, Title IX or ADA/504 inquires: Vice President of Student & Academic Services, SC 247, 734-973-3536. Employment compliance inquiries: V.P. for Human Resources, BE 120, 734-973-3497 Facility access inquiries: V.P. for Facilities, Grounds and Campus Safety, PO 112, 734-677-5322 Gainful Employment: For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed our certificate programs, and other important information, please visit our website at http://wccnet.edu/ge © 2022 Washtenaw Community College

Courses in CNA Program - Course Credits

  • HSC 100: Basic Nursing Assistant Skills 4
  • HSC 101: Healthcare Terminology 1
  • HSC 103: Healthcare Exploration 1
  • HSC 131: CPR/AED 1
  • YOG 101: Yoga I 2