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Academic Programs

Hardon Education provides educational training and the skills needed to begin or extend your professional healthcare career. Hardon Education offers affordable, hands-on, quality education to a diverse student population based on the professional standards of healthcare practices. Our faculty delivers healthcare education that is evidence-based and that encourages the lifelong learning of our graduates.


At Hardon Education, you can advance your skillset in the healthcare field through the following program options: Nurse Aide, Qualified Medication Aide, Medical Assistant, and Practical Nursing. To learn more about the training, course offerings, and admissions requirements for each program, click the appropriate link below.


General Admission Requirements

  • At Hardon Education, we practice a holistic admissions process. Students must demonstrate academic ability, service to others, and professional and personal leadership through work and community experiences. 

  • The Nurse Aide, Qualified Medication Aide, and Medical Assistant certificate programs each require successful completion of a basic skills assessment to evaluate basic reading and math skills. The Practical Nursing program requires successful completion of the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) exam as part of the admissions criteria for acceptance.

  • Students enrolled in the Nurse Aide, Qualified Medication Aide, or Medial Assistant program must submit to a statewide background check, completed within 30 days prior to the student’s start date. Students enrolled in the Practical Nursing program must submit to a federal background check with fingerprints, completed within 30 days prior to the student’s start date.  

  • Students must have a current and valid government-issued photo ID.

  • All program registration fees are non-refundable.

  • Scholarship and grant opportunities may be available for students enrolling in a prospective program for the first time.


For questions about criminal background checks, scholarship/grant opportunities, or general admissions requirements, please contact us. All admission requirements must be met prior to course enrollment. 

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Certificate in Qualified Medication Aide

Certificate in Medical


Certificate in Practical


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