Vocational Nursing Program
The Vocational Nursing Program is located at TSTC-HARLINGEN at 1902 N. Loop 499 in the Senator Eddie Lucio Health Science Technology Building. The program admits 30-35 students each spring and fall and is 12 months (three semesters) in length. Upon successful completion; graduates are eligible to apply to take the state licensing examination to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Potential applicants must take the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) to be considered eligible candidates. Applicants must have completed the prerequisite courses and all entrance requirements outlined in the information packet by the time of application.
The two application periods for 2014 will begin:
Spring 2014 with a deadline, 12:00 Noon on May 16, 2014, program beginning in Fall 2014.
Fall application deadline will be 12:00 Noon, September 5, 2014, program beginning in Spring 2015.
Acceptance to the Vocational Nursing Program is by a very competitive selection process. This information packet details the procedure for program application. By submitting complete application materials, potential applicants are expected to be familiar with application requirements and procedures.
There are often more applicants than available positions in the Vocational Nursing Program.
Not all students who apply may be accepted.
ALL IMMUNIZATIONS MUST BE COMPLETE BY 1st day of class at beginning of program.
The Vocational Nursing Program has received approval by the Texas Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
We are looking forward to working with you!