Vocational Nursing Program
2500 North Robison Road
Texarkana, Texas 75599
The Vocational Nursing program at Texarkana College was established in 1956 to prepare graduates for entry-level employment in health careers.
Upon completion of the 12 month program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become Licensed Vocational Nurses. The program prepares nurses for entry-level employment in health care to provide direct nursing care to acutely and chronically ill patients with predictable health outcomes in structured health care settings.
Employment settings include hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics. Vocational nurses function under the leadership of registered nurses and physicians.
VN Admission Requirements
Two classes are admitted each year: February and August.
Applications are accepted September 1-November 1 for the February class and April 1-June 1 for the August class. All steps for admission, including Hepatitis B vaccination series, must be completed before the applicant can be accepted into the program.
Candidates are expected to have effective judgment, basic communication, math, and learning skills, as well as have physical characteristics to practice nursing