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Nursing Bridge Estimated costs

Costs are estimated and subject to change.

  • Updated 2/2/18

Based on In-State tuition rate at $162 per credit hour

ITEMS ESTIMATED COSTS
State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA) training (commonly referred to as MNA or C.N.A. training). You must take the KY State Board Exam within one year of training in order to be listed on the KY State Board Nurse Aide Registry.  
NAA 100 class (MNA training) 3 credit hours  $486 
Background Check and Drug Screening, also uploading Immunizations (Does not include cost of immunizations)  $81.20 
Must take Kentucky Board of Nursing’s Nurse Aide EXAM if applying to nursing $75
Approximate cost of Nurse Aide Training & Exam (does not include CPR training) $642.20
   
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HST 104-Healthcare Basic Skills Clinical class (MNA training) 3.5 credit hours (Does not include cost of books) $567
Background Check and Drug Screening, also uploading Immunizations (Does not include cost of immunizations) $86.20
Must take Kentucky Board of Nursing’s Nurse Aide EXAM if applying to nursing $75
Approximate cost of Nurse Aide Training & Exam (includes CPR training) $723.20
   
PRACTICAL NURSING (PN) PROGRAM ESTIMATED COSTS
National Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening required upon admission (but only if you have not already paid by taking HST 104) $86.20 
   
TUITION / FEES/ UNIFORMS/ TEXTBOOKS/ SUPPLIES  
 Total program required courses 49-50 credit hours  $7,938-8,100
Liability Insurance (3 semesters at $11.00 each)   $33
Security Fee (3 semesters at $40.00 each semester) $120 
Textbooks / Skills Kits / Computerized Exam Fees $1,400 
Uniforms & Supplies (Watch with second hand & Stethoscope) $150 
   
ASSOCIATED EXPENSES  
Physical exam and Immunizations  $300 
CPR (however, if you take HST 104, CPR is included)  $50-75
   
GRADUATION  
Cap/Gown/Tassel (optional, but necessary if attending graduation) $40
Nursing Pin (optional)   $10-250
   
AFTER GRADUATION  
Licensure Exam (NCLEX) Registration/ Board of Nursing Application and Background Check $375.00 $375
Approximate Total Cost (does not include SRNA or HST 104)

$10,497.20-10,924.20