30 Unit Non-Degree Option Career Mobility Licensed Vocational Nurse to Non-Degree Registered Nurse Certificate

Division: Health Science


A Licensed Vocational Nurse may apply for admission to the Nursing Program to meet the requirements for licensure of the State Board of Registered Nursing in California. Thirty-Unit Option applicants shall have equal access to open space in the required nursing courses. This degree requires a total of 29 units.

Required Courses must be taken in this specified sequence.
BIOL 210 CAnatomy and Physiology5
BIOL 220 CMedical Microbiology4
Nursing Requirement
NURS 090 CNursing Transitions3.5
NURS 292 CMedical-Surgical Nursing II5
NURS 293 CMental Health Nursing3.5
NURS 294 CGeriatric Nursing3
NURS 297 CMed-Surg Nursing III5
Total Units29

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: Acquire the knowledge, skills, and competencies, including pharmacology, medical-surgical, and specialty nursing necessary for licensure and employment as a Registered Nurse in the state of California.