MGCCC George County Center to offer healthcare assistant (CNA) program

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will be offering a Health Care Assistant (Certified Nursing Assistant) program at the George County Center in Lucedale beginning January 16, 2018.  The 15-week program will meet Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. and will include clinical, lab and lecture hours.

While there is not an entry test for the program, prerequisites include the following:

  • Be a high school graduate or have a high school equivalency
  • Criminal Background Check obtained from MGCCC Campus Police
  • Immunizations after program acceptance
  • Substance testing after program acceptance
  • Physical exam after program acceptance

For more information, contact Dawn Richardson at 601.766.6424 or

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