CNA Training in Mississippi (Free & Paid Classes Info)

CNA Training in Mississippi

Recently there is an incredible shortage of medical specialists and CNAs are no exception.

Medical facilities of all types in Mississippi have a great demand for qualified specialists as the number of patients grows constantly.

In this article, you can find some info about CNA career and available training programs in Mississippi.

Free CNA Classes in Mississippi

You can find a great number of facilities that provide free CNA training programs in Mississippi.

Learn the table below to get more info about them.

CNA Free Training LocationCityPhone
Ashland Health and Rehabilitation
Ashland, MS 38603(662) 224-6196
Finch-Henry Job Corps Center
Batesville, MS 38606(662) 563-4656
Landmark Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Booneville, MS 38829(662) 720-0972
Madison County Nursing Home
Canton, MS 39046(601) 855-5760
Carthage Health and Rehab Center
Carthage, MS 39051601-267-1352

Mississippi Job Corps Center
Crystal Springs, MS 39059(601) 892-3348
Grenada Living Center
Grenada, MS 38901(662) 226-9554
Gulfport Job Corps Center
Gulfport, MS 39501-4311(228) 863-1141
Care Center of Laurel
Laurel, MS 39440(601) 649-8006
Highland Home
Ridgeland, MS 39157(601) 853-0415
Hilltop Manor Inc.
Union, MS 39365(601) 774-8233

Regulatory Body for CNAs in Mississippi

The Mississippi State Department of Health is responsible for CNA Registry in the state.

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CNA Exam Administration in Mississippi

Pearson Vue is the organization that deals with the National Nurse Aide Assessment Exam in Mississippi.

The final qualification exam for CNAs is rather challenging so you should be well prepared.

Take a free CNA test here to practice a little and check your skills.

CNA Requirments in Mississippi

Starting your career as a certified CNA in Mississippi, you are obliged to complete a training program and pass an exam.

To be registered in  CNA Mississippi Registry, you should pass a National Nurse Aide Assessment Exam.

Consider the fact that in some cases NNAAE can be taken by:

  • Nurse aide candidate trained in a Mississippi Nursing Home;
  • Student Nurse;
  • Graduate Nurse;
  • Out of state or foreign LPN or RN;
  • Reciprocity candidate from another state;
  • Lapsed Nurse Aide Certification;
  • A candidate who has petitioned for the removal for a finding of neglect.

CNA Exams in Mississippi

The National Nurse Aide Assessment Exam is contains two sections:

  • multiple-choice test (70 questions);
  • skills evaluation.

Students can take an oral exam instead of a written test.

Both parts of the exam are taken on the same day.

CNA Test Cost in Mississippi

The cost of the CNA test is $101.

CNA Test Facilities in Mississippi

There is a whole bunch of facilities where students can take their certification test.

Average CNA’s Salary in Mississippi

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, CNAs earn an average annual salary of $22 790 in Mississippi.

LocationAvg. Salary
Jackson, MS$27 911
Gulfport, MS$27 578
Southaven, MS$29 626
Hattiesburg, MS$27 406
Biloxi, MS$27 798
Meridian, MS$27 747
Tupelo, MS$26 459
Greenville, MS$27 882
Olive Branch, MS$29 553
Horn Lake, MS$29 612
Clinton, MS$27 911
Pearl, MS$27 911
Madison, MS$27 873
Ridgeland, MS$27 911

Mississippi Nurse Aide Registry

Want to get more info about CNA career?

Contact the Mississippi Nurse Aide Registry using data below.

Mississippi CNA Registry
Mississippi Department of Health Facilities Licensure & Certification
570 East Woodrow Wilson
Osborne Building, Suite 200,
Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: (601) 576-7300

CNA Training in Mississippi

There is also a bunch of CNA training programs in Mississippi that require tuition.

Use the list below to get more info about such offers.

Training LocationCityPhone
Finch-Henry Job Corps CenterBatesville, MS 38606(662) 563- 4656
Itawamba Community CollegeBelden, MS 38826(662) 620-5000
Biloxi Public SchoolsBiloxi, MS 39530(228) 374-1810
Brandon CourtBrandon, MS 39042(601) 664-2259
Leake County Career & Technical CenterCarthage, MS 39051(601) 267-8442
Coahoma Community CollegeClarksdale, MS 38614(662) 627-2571
Mississippi Job Corps CenterCrystal Springs, MS 39059(601) 892-7000
East Central Community CollegeDecatur, MS 39327(601) 635-2111
Jones County Junior CollegeEllisville, MS 39437(601) 477-4025
Itawamba Career and Technical CenterFulton, MS 38843(662) 862-3137
Holmes Community CollegeGoodman, MS 39079(662) 472-2312
Gulfport Job Corps CenterGulfport, MS 39501-4311(228) 863-1141
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeGulfport, MS 39507(228) 896-3355
Kosciusko- Attala Development CorporationKosciusko, MS 39090(662) 289-2981
Jones County Career and Technical CenterLaurel, MS 39440(601) 425-2378
Care Center of LaurelLaurel, MS 39440(601) 649-8006
Leakesville Rehabilitation & Nursing CenterLeakesville, MS 39451(601) 394-2331
McComb Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLCMcComb, MS 39648(601) 684-8700
East Mississippi State HospitalMeridian, MS 39307(601) 581-7600
Mississippi Delta Community CollegeMoorhead, MS 38761662-246-MDCC (6322)
Pearl River Community CollegePoplarville, MS 39470(601) 403-1000
Hinds Community CollegeRaymond, MS 39154(800) HINDSCC
East Mississippi Community CollegeScooba, MS 39358(662) 476-8442
Northwest Mississippi Community CollegeSenatobia, MS 38668(662) 562-3200
Starkville School DistrictStarkville, MS 39759(662) 324-4050
Southwest Mississippi Community CollegeSummit, MS 39666(601) 276-2000
Methodist Senior Services, Inc.Tupelo, MS 38802-1567(662) 844-8977
Yalobusha General Hospital and Nursing HomeWater Valley, MS 38965(662) 473-1411
Copiah-Lincoln Community CollegeWesson, MS 39191(601) 643-5101
Mississippi State HospitalWhitfield, MS 39193(601) 351-8262
Winona School DistrictWinona, MS 38967(662) 283-3731

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