Vocational Nursing Program Information    


    The CBC Vocational Nursing Day Program is a 12-month (3 semesters) program in which you will learn the skills you need to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Classes start every Summer and are 8 am – 5 pm Monday thru Thursday with some online work scheduled for Fridays.     


    Application procedure: 
    1. Apply for admission to the college by following the steps at:      http://coastalbend.edu/future/     
    2. Schedule and take the TEAS exam.   An overall score of 55% with a minimum score of 40 in each category (Math, Reading, Science, Writing) is required to receive the application link.   
    3. Complete the online application by the deadline.  You will need to upload your unofficial transcripts in the application.  Official transcripts must be sent to the admission office.  
    4. Await an email to see if you have been selected by the Selection Committee. You may review the selection criteria at:  Vocational Nursing Selection Criteria 
    5. Return your acceptance letter.     
    To be eligible for admission, students must have completed the following prerequisites: 
    • TSI Complete*    
    • EDUC 1300    
    • BCIS 1305**    
    • HPRS 1106***    
    *   See website for TSI requirements:                                  http://www.coastalbend.edu/collegeplacement/      
    **  a test out option of 70% in computer literacy is available for BCIS 1305     

    ***comparable medical terminology course may be substituted for HPRS 1106        (HPRS 2302, HITT 1305, etc.)