Beginning August 14, Arkansas State University-Newport will offer a three-week Certified Nursing Assistant course on its Newport campus.  Upon successful completion of the course, students can become a Certified Nurse Assistant and sit for the State of Arkansas certification exam.

Financial aid may exist for prospective students through the Career Pathways program.  Although CNA is not Pell-eligible, Career Pathways is a grant-funded program that assists eligible students with several costs associated with the CNA class, such as tuition, fees and books.  For more information about the Career Pathways program, call 870-512-7856. Applications for the CNA program may be made online at or at the ASUN Admissions Office.  For more information on the CNA program, call ASU-Newport at 800-976-1676.