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Must be currently enrolled in a school of nursing.

Must have completed Fundamentals of Nursing* with a grade of "C" or above.

*Or equivalent courses. For example, Ivy Tech students need to have completed both NRSG 100 Fundamentals of Nursing and NRSG 115 Nursing Lab with a "C" or above. Check with your school or contact our office if you are unsure of your specific eligibility.

Required Documentation

  1. Application: Original Indiana State Department of Health Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation application (complete sections I and IV and sign and date the bottom of side one). You may obtain an application to test by calling Ivy Tech Community College at (317) 917-5948 or by clicking here to print the application.
  2. Official Transcript: Official transcript of credits sent directly to Ivy Tech Community College, ATTN: CNA Testing, P.O. Box 1621, Indianapolis, IN 46206 showing completion of Fundamentals of Nursing with a grade of "C" or above
  3. Payment: Money order or facility check, made out to Ivy Tech Community College, or Visa or MasterCard for payment of testing fee of $65.00. Personal checks are not accepted


Must take the written portion of the test

Mail your application, documents, and fee to:
CNA Testing
P.O. Box 1621
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206

Ivy Tech Community College will notify the person who submitted the application to test by phone or mail of the test date, time, and location. Testing will be scheduled within 30 days of processing the valid application.