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State Tested Nursing Aide (STNA) Information

The STNA State licensure qualifies students for employment in nursing homes, home health care, and hospitals. STNA is also a prerequisite for many nursing programs including our Practical Nursing (PN) and Registered Nursing programs (RN).


Class Dates



Main Campus – Health Sciences Center

Course: AHT 1100 071:  Nurse Assistant – 4 college credits

Class Dates: January 13 – March 25, 2020

Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday’s from 5:15pm – 8:18pm


Main Campus – Health Science Center

Course: AHT 1100 072: Nurse Assistant – 4 college credits

Class Dates: January 14 – March 24, 2020

Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday’s from 5:15pm – 8:18pm

Semester Fees

FEE DESCRIPTION                          COST 

Tuition                                                        $663.00
Course Fees                                               $140.00

Textbook                                                      $56.50
Workbook                                                    $16.40
Student Packet                                            $11.00

Student Life Fee                                          $10.00

Test Fee                                                      $104.00

Subtotal Upfront Costs                             $1,000.90*


*Fees are subject to change depending on tuition and book fees.

Requirements for Registration


Please be advised there are specific steps that must be completed prior to entering the Nurse Aide class.


All items must be submitted to Belmont College, Workforce Development Department, 68094 Hammond Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950, before you can be entered in to the STNA program.


Please follow the steps below:

  • Complete an Admissions Application– in person or free at
  • Submit transcripts – high school or GED (if enrolling in credit course)
  • Complete background Checks– Federal (FBI) and State (BCI) are required.

        Note: Online web-faced background checks cannot be verified and will not be accepted. Only

fingerprint-based background checks are acceptable. For any questions please call, Jamie Kerns

at 740.699.3869.


Request to mail background checks to:

                                                                  Belmont College

                                                                  68094 Hammond Road

                                                                  St. Clairsville, OH 43950

                                                                  Attn: Jamie Kerns, Workforce Development


  • Two-Step TB Tests– A two-step TB test can be done at the Belmont County Health Department. The cost is $30, cash only. No appointment needed, walk-in’s M-T-F.
  • Supplies needed – Tan/beige scrubs, textbook, workbook, and student packet are required for the course. These items can be purchased through the Belmont College Campus Shop. Scrubs can also be purchased from other locations.
  • Make Payment Arrangements– Speak with Financial Aid or make payment arrangements with the Business Office. Note: the Nurse Aide class is not covered under the Pell Grant; therefore, you may need to process a College Loan through the Financial Aid Office (if enrolling in a credit course).


*Important Information: Background checks (FBI and State) AND Two-Step TB Tests must be received by the Workforce Development Department prior to being able to register for the Nurse Aide class. Note: The Nurse Aide clinical session will take place during one three-day weekend, from 6:45 to 3:15 pm, which includes a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Clinical dates will be assigned to you by your Nurse Aide Instructor during class.


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