NOTICE: Beginning fall 2022, a current CNA certificate will be required as a prerequisite to NRS 100.
The program is designed to prepare the vocational nursing student to function as a vital member of the health care team, providing direct care to patients.
Students who have successfully completed the LVN program of studies may become eligible to take the California State Board Examination for Licensed Vocational Nurse - NCLEX.
Vocational nursing employment opportunities include vocational nurse, nurse assistant, home health aide, and acute care nurse aide.
For further assistance, please attend an information workshop, or make an appointment with the nursing counselor. To schedule an appointment, call (626) 914-8720 (health sciences) or (626) 914-8530 (Counseling and Advisement Center).