Healers, the world needs you.
You’ve found a career with a healthy outlook. Allied health professsionals are in big demand in Texas.
Nurse your career to health.
The nursing profession is part of the extremely high-demand healthcare field. In fact, it's exploding in Texas. Nursing is also changing. There's more use of technology with the advent of computers and tablets and more men are entering the field. Texas is home to the largest employers of nurses in the nation and demand continues to outpace the national average. The Texas Workforce Commission features registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and licensed vocational nurses on its list of the Top 50 Hot Jobs in Texas.
TSTC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in LVN-RN Transition for current LVN licensees which will lead to an AAS degree in Nursing. You may also choose a certification in Vocational Nursing. Upon completion of this program and passing the National Council Licensure Examination, you will be classified as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. If you want to enter the workforce more quickly you can choose a certification for a Nurse Assistant, which requires just 16 hours to complete. Whichever you choose, careers are available in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, homes, or any other setting where nursing care is needed. Requirements to enter the Nursing programs differ from those of other programs; be sure to read the program requirements for the different nursing technologies before enrolling.