How quickly can I complete the STNA program?
At COTC students can quickly complete the STNA
program in just one semester.
Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
Students will be required to take classes in person for
STNA. Depending on the location where STNA is taken, students may
need to be at a location, in-person five days per week.
Where can the STNA certificate be completed?
COTC partners with other locations to provide students more
options to complete the STNA certificate, and STNA can also be
completed on the Coshocton campus.
- C-TEC (Newark)
- COTC Coshocton campus
- Knox County Career Center/Knox Technical Center (Mount
- COTC Pataskala Campus
What else can I consider studying in nursing after I
complete the STNA?
Students are encouraged to continue their nursing education. Many
students who complete the STNA certificate are working to
meet the STNA requirement to apply to either the practical
nursing certificate program or the associate degree nursing
What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for
The STNA certificate is eligible for the short-term
certificate grant available to students with demonstrated
financial need as well as students who are currently in or
exiting foster care. Each student may receive a one-time grant of
up to $2,000 to assist with tuition and fees (does not include
the cost of books and supplies). To be considered, students must
submit and satisfy the requirements on the Short-term Certificate Grant Application or
the Short-term Certificate Foster Youth Grant Application.
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at
740.366.9435 or email NWKemail@example.com.
How do I get started at COTC?
Help us learn more about you by visiting our Future Students webpage, then follow
the COTC Steps to Enroll to