Medication Aide

PillsA medication aide distributes patient medications in nursing homes, schools, correctional facilities or non-hospital assisted-living facilities. 

A current Texas C.N.A. license is required in order to register for this program.

Convenient evening classes are offered in the fall and spring.




 1441845987 Application  Background check from the Texas Department of Public Safety

hs diploma or gedHS Diploma or GED Certificate & 18 years old


1441844947 agencyWorking as a C.N.A. in a long-term care or assisted living facility for at least 90 days


1441840458 icon 57Must be able to read, write, and speak English


1441845987 ApplicationEmployer letter and form:

1. Employer letter on letterhead including:
 a.) Agreement to allow student to do 10-hour clinical at facility of employment, signed by Director of Nursing or Administrator. 
 b.) Employee's date of hire

Meet with an advisorMeet with an advisor (optional)


Program Length

1 semester


Tuition and Fees $600
Books  138
Class Packet  10.50
TOTAL $748.50


Financial Aid

This program is eligible for financial aid.

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Job Outlook

Job outlook is good for Medication Aides.

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Program Advisor

Robyn Combs
West Campus,
Building A Suite 104
(806) 354-6088