Majors & Programs

Majors and Programs

At UC Clermont, we offer a wide variety of associate degree programs. Some programs are intended for transition to UC Clifton or to other baccalaureate institutions, while others are career-oriented degrees leading directly to employment after graduation.

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Nurse Aide Training Program

What is Nurse Aide Training Program?

State-tested nurse aides work under the supervision of nurses, providing basic patient care.

They answer patients' call bells, deliver messages, serve meals, make beds, and help patients eat, dress, and bathe. Aides also may provide skin care to patients; take temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; and help patients get in and out of bed and walk. They also may escort patients to operating and examining rooms, keep patients' rooms neat, set up equipment, store and move supplies, or assist with some procedures. Aides observe patients' physical, mental, and emotional conditions and report any change to the nursing or medical staff.

Duties can also entail storing, sterilizing, and preparing medical supplies. STNA's are crucial in healthcare success, extending the ability of doctors and nurses to deliver the best patient care at clinics, nursing homes, long-term care facilities and hospitals.

Success Factors

You should have patience, compassion and empathy. You should also be responsible and detail oriented. You must be able to correctly assess patients’ conditions, and determine when consultation is required. You need emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses. A high tolerance for blood, other bodily fluids and odors is also essential.

Career Possibilities

In order to work legally as a nurse aide in Ohio, you must be placed in the Ohio nurse aide registry.

To qualify for registry, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Pass a criminal history check
  • Complete a state-approved CNA training program
  • Pass a state-approved competency examination (thus becoming an STNA)

Once registered, you will be eligible to work in nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the state. Ohio's aging population ensures that such jobs will be in demand for years to come.

Minoring in Nurse Aide Training Program

You cannot major in this certificte program.

UC Advantages and Special Opportunities

The Clermont campus is on 92 wooded acres located in Batavia, Ohio, in the heart of Clermont County. We are relatively small and our faculty to student ratio is low. You will find our small size and personal interaction with your instructors create the ideal learning environment. Parking is convenient and at no additional charge. Plus, our tuition is the lowest of the UC colleges.

Freshman Admission Requirements

UC Clermont College is an open admissions campus. If you have your high school diploma, GED, or its equivalent, we will admit you. We accept applications all year long and you may start any semester. We recommend that you apply at least four weeks prior to your desired attendance.

For this program you will also need a physical exam and a recent (within two years) two-step Mantoux TB test.

Transferring to UC Requirements

This is a short-term professional certificate program. It is not necessary to transfer into the program. Just apply for the course.

Changing Majors within UC Requirements

This is a short term professional certificate program. It is not necessary to transfer into the program. Just apply for the course

International Student Requirements

Generally speaking, this is not appropriate for international students. This is a short course designed to prepare students to become licensed nurses' aides in Ohio and nearby states. It does not prepare you for a nursing career.

Application Deadlines

We recommend that you apply at least four weeks prior to your desired attendance.


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Quick Facts

Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Nurse Aide Training Program

Full-Time Program Duration

0.5 Years


UC Clermont & UC East

Admission Criteria



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Batavia, OH 45103
Phone: 513-732-5200
Clermont College