Training Schedule & Costs

Nurse Assistant Training Program

Training Schedule & Costs

Training Schedule


Trainings are offered every quarter beginning in January. To find a course that fits your schedule, see our Nurse Assistant Training Schedule.

Estimated Training Costs


Description  Fee
Course Fee (payable to Samaritan Health Services):    
  •       Classroom
$1,000
  •       Online/classroom combination option
$1,200
Criminal background fee (Payable to Samaritan Health Services, non-refundable once processed)  $70
Drug screen (Payable to a drug testing facility; Samaritan Occupational Medicine offers this service)  $30-$36
LBCC registration fee* (Lab fee)  $125
Reading comprehension test (Passing grades in a college level course may qualify in place of reading test)  $6

After completion of the Samaritan Nurse Assistant Training Program, additional costs to become a certified nursing assistant in Oregon will include:

Description Fee
State Exam Fee $106
Finger prints     $20-$50 
National criminal background check $52 

*Additional admission/registration fees may apply if you choose to apply for admission to LBCC as a student.  Please speak with LBCC Admissions if you have questions.