Nurse Assistant Accelerated

Next class starts: May 30, 2023

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults

Adults only. High school students are not eligible to register for this program. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.


Lehi Main Campus
Provo Campus
Spanish Fork Campus


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Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are valuable members of the healthcare team who work under the supervision of a licensed nurse.  A fulfilling career as a CNA can provide opportunities to work in assisted living & skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, clinics, and home health and hospice centers. 

The Nurse Assistants Program is run under the direction of the Utah Nursing Assistant Registry (UNAR).  This program is designed for students to receive their CNA certification by completing coursework in a classroom setting, hands-on demonstrations, and clinical externships.  

MTECH students will receive training on: infection prevention, proper body mechanics and positioning, caring for the resident and their environment, nutrition, body systems, mental health, and communication. Upon program completion, students will also be First Aid and CPR certified. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to sit for the state knowledge and skills certification exams.

This program is eligible for Veterans Aid! Learn more

Learn and Work scholarship available for this program! Learn more

For more information, contact the Senior Program Coordinator.
Tiffany Haggerty

Adults only. High school students are not eligible to register for this program.

Summer term opens January 3, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online, and the 2022-2023 school year registration opens April 20, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  • Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit
  • Students must have TB testing and a Hepatitis B vaccine, or sign a waiver form.
  • This program is an intensive, accelerated program and requires time and commitment. Please be prepared before registering for this program.
Summer 2022 (LW)Provo Campus2176/1/20227/14/20229:30 AM2:30 PMT,W,Th
Summer 2022Lehi Main Campus2086/6/20227/7/20225:00 PM10:00 PMM-Th
Fall 2022 (1)Provo Campus2179/6/202210/20/20229:30 AM2:30 PMT,W,Th
Fall 2022 (2)Lehi Main Campus2089/26/202211/17/20225:00 PM9:00 PMM,T,Th
Fall 2022 (3)Provo Campus2179/6/202212/20/20226:00 PM9:00 PMT,Th
Spring 2023 (1)Lehi Main Campus2081/17/20233/13/20235:00 PM9:00 PMM,T,Th
Spring 2023 (2)Provo Campus2171/17/20233/1/20239:30 AM2:30 PMT,W,Th
Spring 2023 (3)Provo Campus2171/23/20235/10/20236:00 PM9:00 PMM,W
Summer 2023 (1)Lehi Main Campus2085/30/20237/25/20235:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
Summer 2023 (2)Provo Campus2175/30/20237/13/20239:30 AM2:30 PMT,W,Th
Summer 2023 (2)Spanish Fork Campus1055/30/20237/25/20237:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
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Total hours: 114

Course NameCourse HoursTuition ($2.10/hour)Course Fees
Units 1-730$63.00$235.00
Units 8-11; Job Seeking/Professionalism; BLS30$63.00
Nurse Assistant Lab30$63.00
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Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:$0.00
Required Materials:$262.00
Student Fees:$235.00
Facilities Fee:$0.00
Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$514.40
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Required MaterialsQuantityNotes (ISBN numbers, etc)Cost
Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care Textbook, 5th Edition1Included in Fees
Hartman’s Nursing Assistant Care: Long-Term Care Workbook, 5th Edition1Included in Fees
Verified Credentials1$32.00
State Testing Fee for CNA Certification1$90.00
Blood Pressure Kit1Available in the MTECH Bookstore$40.00
Total Cost of Required Materials$262.00
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Optional MaterialsNotes (ISBN numbers, quantity, etc)Cost
Missed ClinicalsStudents may be charged $50 if they do not show up for their assigned shift and have not notified their instructor
Total Cost of Optional Materials$0.00
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  • MTECH Nurse Assistant Program Certificate
  • Students are prepared to sit for the State of Utah Certified Nurse Assistant Certification Exam
  • Healthcare Provider BLS and First Aid Certificate

At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student. 

If you want to take the nursing pathway, start with your CNA license. If you want to become a PA or Physician, start with Medical Assistant.

Program length
1 month
Total cost
Lehi Main Campus
Provo Campus
Spanish Fork Campus
Program length
1 mo
Total cost
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