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To Become a CNA in Arkansas, you are required to complete a minimum of 75 hours of CNA course work and 100 hours of clinical rotation before challenging the state CNA licensing exam. The Office of long Term Care sets the guidelines for the nursing assistant certification exam.  All testing centers must adhere to these requirements.  Prospective Arkansas CNAs must attend training programs that have been approved by the state of Arkansas.

Arkansas CNA Certification Prerequisites

  • current background check,
  • two fingerprint cards,
  • Photo ID, two photos (passport size).
  • A negative TB test within the past 6 months and proof of immunizations 
  • High school diploma or GED.

Applicants must submit fingerprint cards. Licenses/certificates and will not be issued without the results of a state and federal background check coming back in good standing.

To add a school to our directory or to report a school that no longer offers the Arkansas CNA Certification training, please  Contact Us
MedLinc CNA  Training
1501 N University #300
Little Rock, AR 72207


University of Arkansas CC – Batesville
2005 White Drive,
Batesville, Arkansas 72501

University of Arkansas CC
CNA Training – Morrilton
1537 University Blvd.,
Morrilton, AR 72110

Phillips Community College Nurse Aide Course – DeWitt
1210 Ricebelt Ave. Hwy 165,
DeWitt, Arkansas 72042

Phillips Community College Nurse Assistant Classes– Helena
1000 Campus Drive,
Helena, AR 72342
(870) 338-6474

Phillips Community
College – Stuttgart
2807 Hwy. 165 South,
Stuttgart, Arkansas 72160
(870) 673-4201

Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) – Burns Hall Campus
One College Drive,
Bentonville, AR 72712
479) 63-NWACC

North Arkansas College CNA Training Class – Harrison
1515 Pioneer Drive,
Harrison, Arkansas 72601

South Arkansas Community College – El Dorado
300 South West Ave.,
El Dorado, AR 71730
(870) 862-8131

East Arkansas Community
College Nursing Aide Program
– Forrest City
1700 Newcastle Road,
Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
(870) 633-4480

State of Arkansas: CNA Classes
Ste 1620, 425
West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock – (501) 682-1807
Southern Arkansas University  Technical
100 E. University
Magnolia, Arkansas 71753-5000
Phone #: (870) 574-4500
Phone #: (870) 574-4479 (For Allied Health Dept.)
Fax #: (870) 574-4520

University of Arkansas Community College at Hope
2500 South Main
P.O. Box 140
Hope, AR 71801
Phone #: 870-777-5722
Fax #:    870-777-5957

Ouachita Technical
One College Circle
Malvern, Arkansas 72104
Phone #: (501) 337-5000 (Local)
Toll free #: 1-800-337-0266 (In State)

UAM College of Technology-Crossett
1326 Highway 52 W
Crossett, AR 71635
Phone #: 870-364-6414 or (870) 460-1026 (admission)
Toll Free #: 1-866-323-3384 or (800) 844-1826 (admission)
Fax #: 870-364-5707 or (870) 460-1926 (admission)

Gateway Technical College
P.O. Box 3350
Batesville, AR 72503

Crowley's Ridge
Technical School
P.O. Box 925
Forrest City, AR 72335

Eastern College
of Health Vocation
6423 Forbing Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72209

Great Rivers Vocational
Technical School
P.O. Box 747
McGehee, AR 71654

Arkansas Valley
Technical Institute
Hwy. 23 N, P.O. Box 4506
Ozark, AR 72949

Black River
Technical College
Hwy. 304, P.O. Box 468
Pocahontas, AR 72455

Heartbeat To Heartbeat
Nursing Aide School
324 West Pershing Boulevard, North Little Rock
(501) 562-6540
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