Itta Bena, MS has five nursing assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Arkansas at Monticello, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing assistant program, has a total student population of 3,479. It is the 4436th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University). To learn more about nursing assistant programs in Itta Bena, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing assistant professors at University of Arkansas at Monticello such as Nikki Calhoun, Kim Ray, Christine Ruff, and Anita Shaw.
Nursing Assistant students from Itta Bena schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today.
Itta Bena lies in Leflore county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area has 106,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $14.54/hr average worker wage, and a $30,250 average annual salary.
Of the 5 nursing assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Itta Bena, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Jackson comes out as the most expensive ($18,255/yr) for nursing assistant students, with Northwest Mississippi Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,877/yr.