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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

Fall 2018 


Main Campus

Monday / Wednesday            (5:15 – 8:15)                              

Start                            Monday                                               Aug 20

End                              Monday                                               Oct 29

Make up                      Wednesday                                         Oct 31

Clinical                        Saturday / Sunday                              Oct 20/21, Oct 27/28

State Test                   Friday                                                  Nov 16


Main Campus

Tuesday / Thursday                 (5:15 – 8:15)

Start                            Tuesday                                               Aug 21

End                              Tuesday                                               Oct 25

Make up                      Thursday                                             Oct 30

Clinical                        Saturday / Sunday                              Oct 13/14, Oct 20/21

State Test                   Friday                                                  Nov 9


Harrison County Center                

Tuesday / Thursday                 (5:15 – 8:15)

Start                            Tuesday                                               Oct 2

End                              Tuesday                                               Dec 11

Make up                      Thursday                                             Dec 13

Clinical                        Saturday / Sunday                              Dec 1/2

State Test                   Friday                                                  Dec 21


Monroe County Center

Monday / Wednesday    (5:15 – 8:15)   

Start                            Monday                                               Oct 1

End                              Monday                                               Dec 10

Make up                      Wednesday                                         Dec 12

Clinical                        Saturday / Sunday                              Dec 1/2

State Test                   Friday                                                  Dec 21


Semester Fees

FEE DESCRIPTION                          COST 

Tuition                                                        $663.00
Course Fee                                                $140.00

Text Book                                                     $56.50
Workbook                                                    $16.40
Student Packet                                            $11.00

Student Life Fee                                          $10.00

Subtotal Upfront Costs                             $896.90*


*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:

  1. Students are required to complete a Belmont College admissions application. Students can either apply online, or fill out a paper application when they visit the college to register.
  2. Mail transcripts. Students are required to submit all transcripts (high school or GED transcripts and any college transcripts) to the Belmont College’s Records Office.
  3. Make arrangements to obtain both a Federal (FBI) and State (BCI) criminal background check. Background checks must be received by the Workforce Development Department prior to being able to register for the Nurse Aide class. A list of background check providers is attached. Request that all background checks be sent directly to the attention of the Workforce Development Department, 68094 Hammond Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950
  4. Students are responsible for getting the two step TB shot.
  5. Make appointment to register for the class. Call the Advising Department 740-695-8505.
  6. Speak with Financial Aid. The Federal Pell Grant may not cover this specific course. Note: if a student is taking only this course, he/she can either pay out-of-pocket or speak to the Business Office regarding setting up a payment plan; a payment plan must be arranged before the start of class. Please talk to the Financial Aid Office regarding alternative funding methods, such as Federal student loans and the Trustees Scholarship, to determine if you are eligible.


*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.

Federal and State Background Check Locations

Students are required to submit a FBI (Federal) and State of Ohio or State of West Virginia background checks. Please request an electronic background check be submitted directly to Belmont College, 68094 Hammond Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950, Attention Community Education Department.


Process Ohio and West Virginia Residents

Belmont County Sheriff’s Office: 68137 Hammond Rd, St. Clairsville, OH 43950
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., M-F
Contact person: Captain Ron Everett, by appointment only 740.695.7933, ext. 120.
Bring ID
Fee: $75.00


McKeen Security, Inc.

Bring ID – Fee:  $70.00

69100 Bayberry Drive

St. Clairsville, OH  43950

Phone:  (740) 699-1301

Office Hours:  8:30am – 4:00pm – M-F (closed for lunch from 12pm – 1pm every day)

Contact Person:  Ranelle Klan


Jefferson County Department of Motor Vehicles – 4150 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, OH 43952
Times: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – M-F – walk-ins
Contact: 740.264.7228
Bring ID
Fee: $75.00 cash only

Process Ohio Residents Only



Barnesville Police Department

132 N Arch Street

Barnesville, OH  43713

Phone:  (740) 425-1976


Bellaire Police Department

3195 Belmont Street

Bellaire, OH  43906

Phone:  (740) 676-3322


Belmont Police Department

321 Third Street

Belmont, OH  43718

Phone:  (740) 484-1635


Bethesda Police Department

113 Maple Avenue

Bethesda, OH  43719

Phone:  (740) 484-4009


Bridgeport Police Department

301 Main Street

Bridgeport, OH  43912

Phone:  (740) 635-9999


Flushing Police Department

212 High Street

Flushing, OH  43977

Phone:  (740) 968-4144


Martins Ferry Police Department

35 South Fifth Street

Martins Ferry, OH  43935

Phone:  (740) 633-21321


Powhatan Point Police Department

104 Mellott Street

Powhatan Point, OH  43942

Phone:  (740) 795-5755


Shadyside Police Department

50 East 39th Street

Shadyside, OH  43947

Phone: (740) 676-4023


St. Clasirsville Police Department

100 N. Market Street

St. Clairsville, OH  43950

Phone:  (740) 695-0123




Harrison County Sheriff’s Office                                                

Bring ID – Fee:  $72.00                                                             

114 Court Street, Cadiz, OH  43907

Phone:  (740) 942-2197

Office Hours:  9:00am – 3:00pm – M-F – by appointment only




Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

Bring ID – Fee:  $70.00

108 West Court Street, Woodsfield, OH  43793

Phone:  (740) 472-1612

Office Hours:  9:00am – 4:00pm – M-F – by appointment only




Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office                                               

Bring ID – Fee $46.00                                                               

601 Southgate Parkway

Cambridge, OH  43725

Phone:  (740) 439-4455

Office Hours:  M-S – 9:00am – 11:00am

M– S – 8:00pm – 10:00pm


Guernsey County License Bureau

Bring ID – Fee:  $61.00

224 Dewey Avenue Center, Room 2

Cambridge, OH  43725

Phone:  (740) 439-4088

Office Hours:  M – 8:00am – 6:30pm

T/W/R/F – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday – 8:00am – 2:00pm