Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

Learn about the admission requirements to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at Scrubs Academy!

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  • Students must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Students must be in good physical health and able to safely lift 50 lbs.
  • Students must assist both males and females.
  • Students must be able to meet required documentation of ability to speak, read, write and understand the English Language at an 8th grade level. Approved documentation:
    • ACT reading score of 21 or higher;
    • Accuplacer reading comprehension score of 51 or greater;
    • completed 12 or more credits from an accredited college, with a grade of C or better which included an English composition course; or,
    • MOST COMMON METHOD: A monitored English Language Arts Reading Comprehension Grade 8 exam at Scrubs Academy with a score of 70% or greater.
  • Students must be able to attend ALL classroom learning time and supervised practical training of registered class.
  • Students must be able to meet all policies as outlined in handbook including cell phone and smoking policies.

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“I loved the hybrid learning model at Scrubs Academy. The on-line learning gave me flexibility to complete the training on my own schedule. Our instructor made the unperson clinical training a fun learning experience. It gave me a jump start towards my nursing career. Thank you Scrubs Academy”

McKenzie T.
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