Vocational Nursing

The Vocational Nursing program requires 52 full-time or 72 part-time weeks of attendance days. Students will learn proper patient care, medical terminology, medication administration, body systems, body growth and development, patient care assessment and nursing procedures. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to apply for and take the NCLEX-PN. Successfully passing the NCLEX-PN leads directly to licensure.

Angeles College NCLEX Passing Rate for 2021 has stayed at 75% or better for each Quarter. Our Quarterly Performance can be found here.


The Vocational Nursing program is offered at both Los Angeles & City of Industry Campuses.

Clock Hours
1800 hours
(706 hours of Lecture; 176 hours of Lab; 918 hours of Clinical)
High School Diploma or GED

Course NumberCourse TitleLectureLabClinical
AP120Anatomy & Physiology48
VN110/VN110CFundamentals of Nursing10096168
PHRM1Pharmacology I16
VNR10Rehabilitation Nursing12
VNRV1Term Review I10
PHRM2Pharmacology II16
VN210/VN210CMedical/Surgical Nursing I11624264
VNRV2Term Review II10
VN320/VN320CMaternity Nursing 201624
VN325/VN325CPediatric Nursing321624
PHRM3Pharmacology III16
VN315/VN315CMedical Surgical Nursing II968188
VNRV3Term Review III10
VNL10Leadership & Supervision1836
VN420/VN420CMedical Surgical Nursing III7216214
PHRM4Pharmacology IV12
VNRV4Term Review IV82
Registration Fee$100.00
Technology Fee$274.50
Books & Equipment$556.00
ATI Student Package$1,975.00
Laboratory Fee$2,000.00
Total Amount$33,500.00

Campus : Los Angeles (213) 487-2211

Upcoming Classes : October 9, 2023 (FT); TBA (PT)

Full-Time (FT)2 Days of Theory8:00 am - 3:00 pm
3 Days of Skills Lab8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Or Clinical7:00 am - 3:30 pm or
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Part-Time (PT)TBATBA

Campus : City of Industry (626) 965 - 5566

Upcoming Classes : November 27, 2023 (FT); 5/27/2024 (PT)

Full-Time (FT)
2 Days of Theory8:00 am – 3:00 pm
3 Days of Skills Lab8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Or Clinical7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Part-Time (PT)Theory (Tue/Thu)6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skills Lab/Clinical (Sat-Sun)7:00 am - 3:30 pm

For the 2nd Quarter, April 1-June 30, 2023 (most recent report), Angeles College’s NCLEX pass rate is 100% and the Annual Year-to-Date NCLEX Pass Rate is 85.37%, which is above California’s Quarter and Annual Average pass rates of 85% and 75%, respectively. Our Quarterly Performance can be found here.


Annual NCLEX-PN pass rates can also be found in the Boards’s website at https://bvnpt.ca.gov/pdf/vn_pass_rates.pdf.

We look forward to seeing you!