Program Details

Start Date A cohort begins every Spring semester.
Program Length
(Associate of Science)
Full-time enrollment/ 2 years (4 semesters)
Our program is a cohort model therefore we do not offer part-time enrollment.
Program Length
(Certificate of Achievement)
Full-time enrollment/ 1.5 years (3 semesters)
Our program is a cohort model therefore we do not offer part-time enrollment.
Cohort Size 35 students per cohort
GPA Requirement Completion of all prerequisite courses with a minimum of a “C” grade as documented on official transcripts. In‐progress courses will not be accepted for admission GPA purposes.
Science GPA Requirement: 2.5
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Pre-requisite/Co-requisite Courses Recency Some prerequisite and corequisite courses must be completed within five (5) years of entering the vocational nursing program per California Code of Regulations, Title 16: Professional Regulations, Division 25: Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians of the State of California
Pre-requisite Science Courses Repeat science courses are accepted.  Applicants are permitted to repeat prerequisites for a better grade.
Online science courses are accepted.
Waitlist No. If you are not admitted you are encouraged to re-apply.
Estimated Cost of the Program ~$6,327.00
Program Sequence 
(Associate of Science)

(after acceptance into the program)
Overview of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th semester
Program Sequence
(Certificate of Achievement)

(after acceptance into the program)
Overview of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd semester
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