Great Plains Technology Center

Nursing Services

Nursing student with hand in pocket holding on to an instrument cart.

Who can attend?

 High School

You will learn to:

  • Deliver compassionate, hands-on patient care
  • Develop a passion for providing basic nursing care
  • Build a professional working relationship with patients and other healthcare team members


Lawton - Main Campus


This program is ideal for the high school student who is interested in nursing. The occupational outcome is a Oklahoma nursing assistant certification. The program consists of classroom instruction and clinical experience. This program will also allow the completer the opportunity to gain advanced standing credit in a licensed practical nurse program.

Employment Options

The following list is associated with the approved SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) for this program and does not necessarily represent immediate opportunities; additional training may be required for some options listed.

Nursing Assistant – Approximate Pay Potential: $15-18 per hour.  (O*NET source:

Scheduling Information

Class Meets: Monday - Friday
AM Session: 8:00 am-11:00am 
PM Session: 11:50am-2:50pm
500 hours - 9 months to complete

Cost of Attendance Summary 

Secondary (High School) Students

  • Tuition: Free
  • Estimated Student Expenses: $324.00

Certification Outcomes:

  • Oklahoma Certified Nursing Assistant
  • BLS: CPR/AED – Adult-Pediatric
  • AHA: Heart Saver First Aid


For more information, visit with your high school counselor, or use any forms of the communications below to schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor.

Lawton Campus
Student Support Services

Call: 580-250-5535


Walk-in or Postal:
Great Plains Technology Center
Attn: Student Support Services
4500 SW Lee Blvd.
Building 100, Room 107
Lawton, OK 73505

Applying for this Program

Nursing Assistant Instructor Helen Henry

Helen Henry 
Nursing Services 


Great Plains Technology Center
4500 SW Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505

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