Train for a new career in less than eight weeks with COM’s Certified Nurse Aide Program. A vital part of the health care field, certified nurse aides provide compassionate basic care for patients and demand for their skills is increasing.

The COM program trains students to assist patients of hospitals and long-term care facilities with daily activities. Through hands-on classes, labs and a practicum at a health care facility, students prepare for the state licensure exam.

 A daytime, fast-track program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p. m. Monday through Friday, Feb. 23 to March 27. An evening program runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, with additional clinicals on Saturdays, March 31 to May 21.

Students may qualify for financial aid.

For information, call 409-933-8645 or visit