Vocational Nursing Program Requirements

Last Updated: 1/22/2021 3:16 AM


LVN Program Requirements













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VOCATIONAL NURSING (Clock Hours 1530*) The Vocational Nursing program is a 17-month program designed to provide students with the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of a Vocational Nurse in a health care environment. The practice of a vocational nurse is under the direction of a licensed physician or registered professional nurse. The program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians and accredited by COE (Council on Occupational Education). The completion of this program meets the minimum requirements necessary for application to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) Requirements modifications due to COVID-19 effective May 6, 2020:


VN Admissions Chart

*Due to COVID-19, we have temporary approval for Distant Learning with COE and the state of California through the end of December 2020.

**If High School Diploma is earned outside of the US –must provide legal documentation that education is equal to a 12th grade education in the US or higher. Please note- accepted students must attend a student orientation. 


NOTE: Additional forms will be provided for review and acknowledgement to complete the admission process. 

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