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Health Occupations at Mission College

Mission College offers several areas of study resulting in certificates and degrees in the field of Health Occupations. These include:

  • Nursing Assistant (NA)
  • Home Health Aide (HHA)
  • Community Health Worker
  • Psychiatric Technician (PT)
  • Vocational Nursing (VN)
  • Registered Nursing (LVN-RN)

Each program is unique with its own required prerequisites, course work, labs, and clinical studies.

No recency requirement for Science courses. Science courses are NOT required to be within five years. Beginning Spring 2015 entry into the PT and VN program will require a CNA certificate.

For more information please attend an Informational Session. Dates for Informational Sessions are located on the each program information sheet (i.e., Program and Dates (Info. Sheet).

To speak with a Counselor regarding a nursing career or to schedule an appointment in counseling to review your academic record for program eligibility click here.


About Our Programs

Eligibility
Prospective Vocational Nursing Program Students:

As of 11/16/15 the Health Occupations Department will no longer be considering the TEAS-V Score during the admissions process.

The use of the TEAS score will remain for the Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program. ATI TEAS (aka, TEAS-VI (6)) score will be used during the admission process.

The 2018-2019 cohort application for VN Program and PT Program is closed.

The next application period for the LVN-RN Program opens in February 9, 2018; closes March 9, 2018. application.

For more information please attend an Informational Session. Dates for Informational Sessions are located on the each program information sheet.

Military Personnel
Policy Guidelines for Military Personnel Nursing Admission

Individuals who have held Military Health Care Occupations, specifically: Basic Medical Technician Corpsman (Navy HM or Air Force BMTCP), Army Health Care Specialist (68W Army Medic) or Air Force Independent Duty Medical Technician (IMDT 4N0X1C) may choose between two acceptance options at Mission College Health Occupations Programs.

Nursing Assistant (NA)
Nursing Assisant (NA)

Nursing Assistant (NA) Program & Dates (Info. Sheet)

Nursing Assistant (NA) Program Text Books

Nursing Assistant (NA) Program Absenteeism Policy

HO Certificates
Nurse Assistant Level I

Nursing Assistant (NA) Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 application period for Nursing Assistant program opens October 3, 2018; application period closes October 31, 2018; however, late application will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Application Packet

Information Session

Orientation Session (not available)

Theory & Clinical Schedule

Medical/Orientation Packet (not available)

Emergency Contact Information Form

Nursing Assistant (NA) Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 application period for Nursing Assistant program is closed.

Application Packet

Information Session

Orientation Session

Theory & Clinical Schedule

Medical/Orientation Packet

Emergency Contact Information Form

Skills Kit Order Form

Additional Patch Order Form

Home Health Aide (HHA)
Home Health Aid (HHA)

** Summer applications are being accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information contact Ann Cowels <ann.cowels@missioncollege.edu>.

Home Health Aide (Info. Sheet)

HO Certificates
Home Health Aide Level II

Community Health Worker (CHW)
Community Health Worker (CHW)

CHW Program and Dates
Community Health Degrees and CertificatesAssociate in Science - Community Health Worker
Associate in Science - Community Health Worker For The Developmentally Disabled

Certificate of Achievement - Community Health Worker
Certificate of Achievement- Community Health Worker For The Developmentally Disabled

Psychiatric Technician (PT)
Psychiatric Technician (PT)

Applicants for 2018 - 2019 program:
Application available February 2019

Information Sessions: 
  • Monday, November 5 • 3 p.m. in GC-225
  • Thursday, December 6 • 5 p.m. in GC-224
  • The 2018-2019 cohort application period for PT program is closed.
    See Info. Sheet for Information Session(s) dates and times.
  • PT Program Application (not available)
  • PT Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)
  • Psychiatric Technician Degrees and Certifications
    Associate in Science - Psychiatric Technician
    Certificate of Achievement - Psychiatric Technician
Vocational Nurse (VN)
Vocational Nurse (VN)

Applicants for 2018 - 2019 program:

  • The 2018-2019 cohort application period for VN program is closed.
    See Info. Sheet for Information Session(s) dates and times.
  • VN Program Application (not available)
  • VN Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)
  • VN Associate of Science
Registered Nursing (LVN-RN)
Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program

Applicants for 2018 - 2019 (Summer/Fall 2018 and Spring 2019) program:

The 2018-2019 cohort application period is closed.

**The Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program will no longer be considering TEAS-V (5) score during the admission process. All applicants must submit ATI TEAS (aka, TEAS-VI (6)) score.

Applicants for 2019 - 2020 (Summer/Fall 2019 and Spring 2020) program:

The 2019-2020 cohort application period will open in February 2019. (Check back for updates)

  • Program Philosophy (not available)
  • Learning Outcomes (not available)
  • Program Courses (not available)
  • Student Information (not available)
  • Faculty Contact
  • Registered Nursing Program Orientation Packet (not available)

Thank you for your interest in the health occupations program at Mission!