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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) (admission suspended)
  • 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).

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


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 2020

The Spring 2020 application period for Nursing Assistant program opens October 2, 2019; application period closes October 30, 2019; however, late application will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Important Dates

Application Packet (not available)

Information Session - PowerPoint

Orientation Session - PowerPoint (not available)

Theory & Clinical Schedule

Orientation Packet (not available)

Medical Packet (not available)

Emergency Contact Information Form

Skills Kit Order Form (not available)

Additional Patch Order Form (not available)

Nursing Assistant (NA) Fall 2019

The Fall 2019 application period for Nursing Assistant program opens May 1, 2019 and closes May 22, 2019; for the application click here.
**Late application will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Important Dates

Theory & Clinical Schedule

Information Session

Application Packet

Orientation Session

Medical 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)

Theory & Clinical Schedule

HO Certificates
Home Health Aide Level II

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

CHW Program and Dates (not available)

Applicants for 2019 (Spring, Summer and Fall 2019) program:
**Mission College will be suspending admission to the Community Health Worker for 2019 admission. The program will be going through curriculum revisions and updates in 2019. We want to provide the most comprehensive curriculum we can provide to our students. The website and program status will be updated periodically. Please reach out to a counselor for other career options.**

Community Health Degrees and Certificates
Associate in Science - Community Health Worker

Associate in Science - Community Health Worker, Developmentally Disabled
Certificate - Community Health Worker
Certificate - Community Health Worker, Developmentally Disabled

Psychiatric Technician (PT)
Psychiatric Technician (PT)

Applicants for 2019 - 2020 (Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Fall 2020) program:
**Mission College will be suspending admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program for Fall 2019 admission. The program will be going through curriculum revisions and updates in 2019. We want to provide the most comprehensive curriculum we can provide to our students. The website and program status will be updated periodically. Please reach out to a counselor for other career options.**

Vocational Nurse (VN)
Vocational Nurse (VN)

** The 2019-2020 cohort application period closed March 8, 2019.

Applicants for 2021-2022 Program:
(Spring 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022)

  • VN Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)
  • See Info. Sheet (above) for Information Session(s) dates and times.
  • The next application period opens during the Fall 2020 Semester
    for the 2021-2022 cohort.
  • VN Associate of Science
Registered Nursing (LVN-RN)
Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program

** The 2019-2020 cohort application period closed March 8, 2019.

Applicants for 2020 - 2021 Program:
(Summer 2020/Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)

  • Registered Nursing Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)
  • See Info. Sheet (above) for Information Session(s) dates and times.
  • The next application period opens during the Spring 2020 Semester for the 2020-2021 cohort.
  • Registered Nursing Program Information (Under Construction)

**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.

  • 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!