Home Health Aide Training

home health aide

Credit: Myfuture.com on Flickr, under Creative Commons (CC BY-ND 2.0)

What is a home health aide or HHA?  Essentially it is someone who is skilled in providing home care to those who need it. The needs of our elderly are growing constantly as the number increases due to the aging baby boomer generation and also people living longer. Many of this older generation prefer to stay in their homes and live independently as long as possible. This is now made possible through the home care given to them by people who have received appropriate training. These HHAs work in the home to provide comfort to all those needing it, especially those who are elderly, ill or recovering from an illness or accident. HHAs provide a valuable service that is increasingly needed.

Home health aide training can start you in a career in health care or nursing, and give you a sense of achievement in your job. This page tells you what to expect when you take home health aide classes, what the prospects are after completion and where you can find HHA training online or on campus. If you are interested in helping with health, you might also want to check out the nurse aide and dental hygiene pages.

List of schools and programs

Matching School Ads

Get hands-on training with Remington College. We offer diploma and associate and bachelor's degree programs in business, criminal justice, culinary arts, health care, and cosmetology at our campuses in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas — plus some courses are offered online.


  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
Locations:  Memphis

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Technician (Associate in Specialized Technology Degree)
Locations:  Kingston
Give your career a boost with an education from Eagle Gate College. We offer many diploma, associate, and bachelor's programs in health care, business, health & wellness, design & technology, and justice.


  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
Locations:  Layton

Take a step forward in your career with Bryan University. We offer a number of associate degree and diploma programs that can be completed online and on campus at our locations in Missouri, Arkansas, and Kansas.


  • Medical Assistant
Locations:  Topeka

You can complete Southeastern Institute's training programs in as few as 8 months! Receive hands-on instruction from caring instructors with practical experience in the fields in which they teach. Southeastern's small class sizes and individualized attention can be just the help that you need to succeed.


  • Certificate in Medical Assisting
Locations:  Columbia

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.


  • Medical Assisting (AAS)
Locations:  Saint Paul
Get started on your career at American Institute. Our specialized, hands-on programs focus on the high-demand careers of health care, business, and computer technology.


  • Medical Assistant
Locations:  Pompano Beach

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it. From the moment you enter ourschool, to graduation and beyond, we are right there with you.


  • Medical Assistant (8-Month Diploma Program)
Locations:  Anaheim

Over 500 Long Island companies have hired our graduates in the past year.

Hunter Business School was founded in 1972 for the purpose of providing quality career training through intensive and innovative programs.  Hunter Business School’s mission is to provide students with the opportunity to receive a high quality education for the career best suited to their ability, interest and ambition.  We are an educational environment characterized by high expectations and staffed by professionals who are knowledgeable, compassionate, creative, supportive and effective.


  • Medical Assistant
Locations:  Levittown

Virginia College  continues the tradition ofgiving lives new direction, fulfilling our mission statement tostudents wherever they live and offering the chance to pursue adegree while maintaining commitments to work and family.


  • DIP - Medical Assistant
  • DIP - Patient Care Technician
Locations:  Montgomery
Web Hosting
%d bloggers like this: