Jump start your career in healthcare!
Great Oaks’ Health Professions Academy provides entry-level health training programs:
1-week Patient Care Assistant
2-week State Tested Nursing Assistant
5-week State Tested Nursing Assistant/Patient Care Assistant and Career Coaching
Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
3254 E. Kemper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Health Professions Academy
Super Jobs Center
1916 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45214
For additional information and course descriptions: 513.961.4220
* Please note: These programs are not eligible for Pell Grant or Stafford Loans (FAFSA). Please click here to view other types of assistance.
If you are a Registered Nurse and interested in teaching State Tested Nursing Assistant classes (PRN) contact Julia Ancona at 513.961.4220.
Great Oaks Health Professions Academy along with Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Mercy Health Partners, TriHealth, Dress For Success, UC Health, Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, Healthcare by Blackstone, and Super Jobs Center as the Health Careers Collaborative work together to provide all services for unemployed and underemployed to enter a health pathway. The pathway has multiple entry and exit points so the prospective candidates can go from GED through an Associate's Degree.
Health Professions Academy, as a United Way Community Partner, is the first step in preparing students for a career in health care so they can earn a sustainable wage with benefits and move toward educational and employment advancement.
2014 schedule of STNA and PCA classes
2014 schedule of 5-week STNA/PCA classes
Program Quick Facts
STNA, PCA and Career Coaching--5 weeks
Program Campus Location
Health Professions Academy at SuperJobs Center
1916 Central Parkway
Cincinnati OH 45214
(513) 961-4220 - Phone
(513) 961-2327 - Fax
Scarlet Oaks Career Development Campus
3254 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati OH 45241
(513) 771-8925 - Phone
(513) 771-4932 - Fax
Tuition includes books, materials, and testing fees
STNA (2 weeks): $799
PCA (1 week): $375
STNA, PCA and Career Coaching (5 weeks): $2300--includes 2 certificates, job search strategies, strengthening interviewing skills, learning personal brands, opportunity to meet/interview with prospective employers, and follow up.
$106 to $156 for background check, TB tests, and Workkeys assessment (when needed)