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  • Vocational Nursing


    Coastal Bend College offers a traditional program that begins in the fall of each year. The successful student will be eligible to apply to the Board of Nursing for licensure. 

    The vocational nursing program is offered at Alice, Beeville, Kingsville and Pleasanton.

    --- Vocational Nursing Curriculum and Program Costs ---
    ***Note Program costs do not include books, licensure, testing and uniform fees. Fees are subject to change.

    Prerequisites: High school graduate or GED.

    Application Process:
    Potential students:
    a. Must take and pass the TEAS exam with an acceptable score.
    b. Must have a clear background check by the Board of Nursing or have a completed Declaratory Order from the Board of Nursing
    c. Must have a negative drug screen
    d. Must submit a completed application by the posted deadline date.

    Students who pass the TEAS exam will receive an application to the program. The completed application will be scored by the selection committee. Those students with the highest scores, a negative background check, and negative drug screen, will be offered admission.