Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City


Funding from the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority has been discontinued for the Certified Nurse Aide Training Contract Program effective June 30, 2014. As a result, the OSU-OKC Training & Development Center will no longer be able to offer the C.N.A. training program on a contract basis after July 1, 2014.


If you have questions regarding your contract, please contact Micqueal Ware at 405.522.7909.


Please send all Employment Tracking Forms to:


Oklahoma Healthcare Authority
Attn: Micqueal Ware
4345 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Steps to enroll:

  • Obtain an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Criminal History background check – this must also include the Sex Offender check and Violent Offender check.* (No more than 3 months old)

    These items can be obtained at OSBI – they are located at 6600 N Harvey (405) 848-6724


    Criminal arrest background checks may be obtained at Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OBSI) in Oklahoma City or you may go to www.ok.gov/osbi/Criminal_History to complete the on-line form and then fax it to O.S.B.I. To obtain your results via Fax you must have a credit card or you can go to O.S.B.I. and pay with Cash or Money Order. Fax or in person is $19. If you are enrolling at one of our outlying class sites you can get your O.S.B.I. background check through them, but each facility determines their own cost. When obtaining your O.S.B.I. by fax, make sure and check the Fax box, in upper right corner include either your fax number or you may have it sent straight to us, our Fax number is (405) 945-8616. Obtaining it by fax takes 3-5 business days, in person it takes no more than 1 hour.

  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Obtain a TB skin test that has been read within the last 6 months

You can obtain this from your local doctor or clinic, or one of the following places:

Concentra Medical Services

6101 W. Reno (by Mathis Brothers) 495-3085
7100 S I-35 Service Road (by Crossroads Mall) 632-1002 $30

Southwest Medical Center (Employee Health)

4401 S. Western Drive 636-7336

Baptist Hospital (Employee Health)

3300 NW Expressway (no cash accepted) 951-2903 $10

OU Family Medicine (Green Clinic)

900 NE 10th Street 271-2577

V.N.A. Wellness (United Founders Tower)

3000 United Founds Blvd., Suite 109 848-9530


4001 Classen Blvd. 840-2180


Once you have your OSBI background check(s) and your TB test results bring those items and a photo ID to OSU-OKC at 900 N. Portland, West Education Center Room 200 8-12 or 1-5.


All students are required to read at a 9th grade reading level. All applicants must take a COMPASS reading assessment in the OSU-OKC Testing Center and score a 70 or better to be eligible to enroll in the program. A reading test will not be administered without the OSBI background check(s) and TB test results.


Paying Option (available in Oklahoma City only):

The course fee of $650 includes the course book, one written certification exam and one skills certification exam. If you fail one or both exams, it is your responsibility to cover the fees to retest, payable to the OSU-OKC Business Office.



Students receive quality non-credit training from OSU-OKC instructors while being prepared to complete the state’s Nurse Aide Competency examination**. Training focuses on communicating and interacting effectively with patients, assisting patients in maximum functional independence, observing patient rights and applying proper body mechanics in bed making, lifting, and turning patients.


The program is 96 hours and students are required to be present for the full 96 hours of training.

  • 72 hours of classroom training
  • 24 hours of supervised clinical training *All clinicals are from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • We offer day classes that are Monday-Friday for 12 days, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Additional questions call:

1 (800) 560-4099 ext 615
(405) 945-8615


* OSBI/TB fees are determined by the Nursing Home that is hosting the OSU-OKC Nurse Aide Training Program. The fees are solely the Nursing Home’s policy on items such as copies and refunds. OSU-OKC does not receive funds for ANY TB test or OSBI reports and therefore does not give refunds on these items.


**The Certified Nurse Aide training program cannot be applied toward college credit.


Register for the next
CNA Class:

October 13-30

(405) 945-3373



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