CNA Programs in Iowa

Requirements to Become a Nursing Assistant in Iowa

For you to become a CNA in Iowa, you must complete at least a 75-hour CNA program. You can obtain this training from a community college, technical/vocational school, local Red Cross, or a nursing home.

After completing the program, you must pass the state's competency tests (written and skills). You must pass the CNA tests to become certified.

Passing the state tests will give you a certification number and place your name on the Iowa Nurse Aide Registry.


State-Approved Nursing Assistant Programs in Iowa

The first step to beginning any career is obtaining proper training. If you are looking for a CNA program in Iowa, you may consider the following top schools:

  • Des Moines Area Community College

    2006 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023
    Phone: (515) 964-6200

  • Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    Phone: (319) 398-5411
    Email: Email

  • Iowa Western Community College

    2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    Phone: (712) 325-3200
    Email: Email

  • Eastern Iowa Community College

    101 W 3rd St, Davenport, IA 52801
    Phone: (563) 336-3300

  • Denison Job Corps Center

    10 Opportunity Dr, Denison, IA 51442
    Phone: (712) 263-4192

  • Iowa Central Community College

    1 Triton Cir, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
    Phone: (515) 576-0099
    Email: Email

  • Iowa Valley Continuing Education

    3702 S Center St, Marshalltown, IA 50158
    Phone: (641) 752-4645
    Email: Email

  • North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, IA 50401
    Phone: (888) 466-4222

  • Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501
    Phone: (800) 726-2585

  • Ottumwa Job Corps Center

    15229 Truman St, Ottumwa, IA 52501
    Phone: (641) 682-2000

  • Northwest Iowa Community College

    603 W Park St, Sheldon, IA 51201
    Phone: (712) 324-5061

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106
    Phone: (712) 274-6400
    Email: Email

  • Hawkeye Community College

    1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, IA 50701
    Phone: (319) 296-2320