Certified Nursing Assistant – Frequently Asked Questions

Should I expect homework?

Yes. You should expect reading assignments nightly throughout the course. Because the program is accelerated, students should also plan time outside of the classroom for studying and skills practice.

What time should I arrive to class?

For the first three weeks of class, day class starts at 9:00am and evening class starts at 5:45pm. During the clinical rotation, day clinical starts at 7:00am and evening clinical starts at 5:00pm. We suggest arriving to class a few minutes early.

How much does the class cost and what is included?

The cost of tuition is $950.00. Tuition includes theory, lab, clinical, 2 year CPR certification, state exam fee, text book rental, & background check. Each student is responsible for providing scrubs (any color), non-slip closed toe shoes, one step TB test and a flu shot (during flu season ONLY).

Do we get a break during class?

Yes! Students are provided with a 15 minute break in both day and evening classes.

How many students are in a typical class?

In our day class, we can have up to 20 students, and in our evening class, we can have up to 10 students.

My schedule has changed, can I switch classes?

MGA Academy requires at least 24 hours’ notice for all schedule changes. You may contact our program directly at 1 (719) 418-7813 to coordinate a make-up date/time for individual classes. If the schedule change occurs within the first two weeks of class, MGA Academy will honor the student’s tuition towards a future class.

What happens if I do not pass the class?

All students may re-enroll for classes if they do not pass, however, a new tuition will be due upon re-enrollment.

How can I pay for the class tuition?

MGA Academy offers both payment in full and payment plan options. Please reach out to an MGA Academy employee for details!