September 21, 2023

Coastal Bend College

The latest official news from CBC!

CNA Program Nationally Recognized

     Coastal Bend College has been named in the top 35 affordable CNA Programs by Coming in at number 33, CBC is the only program recognized from the great state of Texas.

     “Our rankings for the Top 35 Affordable CNA Programs achieve this by focusing on not only tuition costs and other measures of affordability, but by factoring in criterion such as student-to-faculty ratio, accreditations, number of courses available, to name a few. This methodology allowed us to identify 35 highly-affordable programs that compare favorably with any CNA training course in the country.”

     There is a strong nationwide demand for CNAs throughout the country with a projected 17% growth in new jobs for nursing assistants through 2024 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A CNA’s role includes focusing on basic patient care and is a great stepping stone to other careers in nursing. CNA job prospects are expected to be strong in home health care service and community-based care. Becoming a CNA allows you to make a difference while offering job stability and a variety of job opportunities.

      After completing the CNA program there is a competency exam that once passed, you’ll be placed on a state registry as a certified CNA.

     For more information about the nursing program, please visit our website at