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Mississippi CNA Classes

Mississippi CNA Training

In this economy, it can be really hard for a person to stay optimistic about his or her financial future. However, the more education a person has, the more job opportunities that become available to him or her. One great career choice that can be achieved with just a small amount of extra education is becoming a CNA.

Becoming a CNA in Mississippi

In order to be eligible to take the Mississippi CNA certification exam, individual must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • He or she must have completed a state-approved facility-based nursing assistant training program and has never been certified as a CNA. The individual must pass both parts of the NNAAP exam within 4 months of the date that he or she was hired.
  • He or she must be currently enrolled in an LPN or RN program that is approved by the state of Mississippi.
  • He or she must have graduated from a state-approved LPN or RN program. He or she must submit their examination application, fees, and a copy of their LPN or RN training certificate or diploma.
  • He or she must have completed an LPN or RN program.
  • He or she may become a Mississippi CNA through the reciprocity process if he or she is listed on another state's CNA registry with an "active" status. An individual in this situation may take the NNAAP exam, and if he or she passes, may begin working as CNA in Mississippi.
  • He or she must have a lapsed CNA certification. If the individual fails one portion of the exam on his or her first try, the individual must retake an approved CNA training course.

The written exam consists of 60 multiple choice questions that must be answered within 2 hours.

Additional Resources

On-Campus & Online CNA Schools

Other MS Schools with CNA Programs

Itawamba County Vocational Center
200 Vo Tec Road
Fulton, Mississippi 38843
Jefferson County Vo-Tech Center
205 Industrial Park Drive
Fayette, Mississippi 39069
Jones County Junior College
900 South Court Street
Ellisville, Mississippi 39437
Jones County Rest Home
683 County Home Road
Ellisville, Mississippi 39437
Keplere Institute of Technology
612 North Sunflower Ext.
Indianola, Mississippi 38751
Kosciusko-Attala County Vocational Center
450 Hwy 12 East
Kosciusko, Mississippi 39090
Lawrence County Nursing Center
700 Jefferson Street
Monticello, Mississippi 39654
Leake County Vo-tech Center
703 Northwest Street
Carthage, Mississippi 39051
Leakesville Rehabilitation And Nursing Home
1300 Melody Lane
Leakesville, Mississippi 39451
Madison Career & Tech Center
142 Calhoun Parkway
Madison, Mississippi 39130
Mccomb Nursing And Rehabilitation
415 Marion Ave
Mccomb, Mississippi 39648
Meadville Nursing Home
300 Hwy 556/route 2 Box 66
Meadville, Mississippi 39653
Meridian Community College
910 Hwy 19 North
Meridian, Mississippi 39307
Millsaps Career & Technology Center
803 Louisville Road
Starkville, Mississippi 39759
Mississippi Care Center of Alcorn County 1
3701 Joanne Drive
Corinth, Mississippi 38834
Mississippi Care Center of Morton
96 Old Highway 80 East
Morton, Mississippi 39117
Mississippi Delta Community College
2900 Hwy 1 South
Greenville, Mississippi 38701
Mississippi Delta Community College
2901 Highway 82 East
Greenwood, Mississippi 38930
Mississippi Delta Community College
Hwy 3 & Cherry Street
Moorhead, Mississippi 38761
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
2226 Switzer Rd.
Gulfport, Mississippi 39507
Mississippi Job Corps Center
400 Harmony Road
Crystal Springs, Mississippi 39059
Mississippi Methodist Senior Services Training Center
2800 W. Main Street
Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
Mississippi State Hospital
3550 Highway 468 W
Whitfield, Mississippi 39193
Northeast Mississippi Community College
101 Cunningham Blvd.
Booneville, Mississippi 38829
Northwest Mississippi Community College
4975 Hwy 51
Senatobia, Mississippi 38668
Northwest Mississippi Community College
1310 Belk Drive
Oxford, Mississippi 38655
Oasis Health & Rehab of Yazoo City
925 Calhoun Avenue
Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194
Pearl River Community College
101 Highway 11 North
Poplarville, Mississippi 39470
Pearl River Community College
5448 Highway 49 South
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
Pine Belt Education Service Center
923-B Sawmill Road
Laurel, Mississippi 39441


Mississippi CNA Resources on

Mississippi Board of Nursing
1935 Lakeland Drive, Suite B
Jackson, MS 39216-5014
Phone: (601) 987-4188
Fax: (601) 364-2352

Mississippi Nurses Association