Q. What are the prerequisites for the LVN Program?
A. The prerequisites courses are Introduction to Health Professions, Medical Terminology, Basic Health Professions Skills w/ lab, Anatomy & Physiology I and Anatomy & Physiology II.
Students must also take and pass the LVN Pre – Entrance Exam and T.A.S.P or T.H.E.A exams.
Q. Where can I take the LVN Pre – Entrance Exam and TASP exams?
A. The LVN Pre – Entrance Exam is administered by the LVN Department in the LHSB 2.720 and the T.A.S.P or T.H.E.A exams are administered through the Testing Center located in Tandy 216.
(A $10.00 fee will be charged for ANY rescheduling)
Q. How can I prepare for the LVN Pre – Entrance Exam and T.A.S.P. or T.H.E.A exams?
A. The library has a study guide on reserve for the T.A.S.P. or T.H.E.A exams. You may also purchase a studyguide for the LVN Pre-Entrance Exam called “Test of Essential Academic Skills Study Guide” at the book store.
Q. When does the LVN Program start?
A. We have two classes, one in the Spring that starts in January, and one in the Fall that starts in August.
Q. How long is the LVN program?
A. 12 months.
Q. How many students do you accept?
A. 40 students per class.
Q. When is the deadline to submit an application?
A. Deadline for the Fall class is June 1 and for the Spring class it is November 1.
Q. What happens after I turn in my application?
A. All students who meet the minimum requirements are admitted into the program unless the number of applicants exceeds the spaces available. Each student will be given a date and time to be interviewed. When all interviews have been completed, all interview and application information will be compiled and reviewed by the Admissions Committee, they will decide which 40 students are to be admitted into the LVN Program.
Q. What is the estimated cost for the LVN Program?
A. Estimated cost for tuition, books and uniforms for the year is $8,750.00-10,000.00.
Q. Is the LVN Program a full time program?
A. Yes, you will be in class five days a week and depending on the semester and class you may start as early as 6:00 am or end as late as 7:00 pm. Your weekly hours spent in classroom and/or clinical averages between 34-40 hours per week.