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Mission College is closed to the public until April 7. The Registered Nursing (LVN to RN Program) Application deadline is extended to April 10 at 4 pm. The TEAS Test is rescheduled to April 11. Notice to C NA program and Registered Nursing program applicants are scheduled to go out as plan. Watch the website for more information and changes to these dates. Thank you.

Deadlines

Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program:

  • The 2020-2021 cohort application period opens February 7, 2020.
  • Applicant MUST 'Apply to Mission' in addition to Submitting an Application.
  • The application period closes April 10, 2020 at 4 pm. (Extended Date)
  • To download the application click here.

  • The TEAS Test is rescheduled to April 11, 2020.
  • Notice to Registered Nursing program applicants are scheduled to go out April 17, 2020.

  • Information Session on April 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here.
  • Information Session on May 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here.
    • NOTE: Current status on Applicant Packet submittal for 2020-2021 cohort
      will NOT be discussed at the Information Session(s).

Vocational Nurse (VN) Program:

  • The 2019-2020 cohort application period closed March 8, 2019.
  • The next application period (2021-2022) is scheduled during the Fall 2020 Semester.
  • Information Session on April 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here.
  • Information Session on May 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here.

Nursing Assistant (NA) Program:

  • The Summer 2020 cohort application period is closed.

  • The Fall 2020 cohort application period opens April 27, 2020.

Psychiatric Technician Careers:

  • Mission College will be suspending admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program for Spring/Fall 2020 admission. The program will be going through curriculum revisions and updates in 2020. 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.

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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 Nurse (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 Score during the admissions process to the Psychiatric Technician (PT) and Vocational Nurse (VN) Program.

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.

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) Summer 2020

The Summer 2020 application period for Nursing Assistant program has closed. **Late application will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Important Dates

Theory & Clinical Schedule

Information Session (not available)

Application Packet

Orientation Session (not available)

Medical Packet (not available)

Emergency Contact Information Form (not available)

Skills Kit Order Form (not available)

Additional Patch Order Form (not available)

Nursing Assistant (NA) Fall 2020

The Fall 2020 application period for Nursing Assistant program will open April 27, 2020; application will be availble online at that time.

Important Dates

Theory & Clinical Schedule

Information Session (not available)

Application Packet (not available)

Orientation Session (not available)

Medical Packet (not available)

Emergency Contact Information Form (not available)

Skills Kit Order Form (not available)

Additional Patch Order Form (not available)

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 2019/2020 (Spring, Summer and Fall 2019/2020) program:
**Mission College will be suspending admission to the Community Health Worker for 2019/2020 admission. The program will be going through curriculum revisions and updates in 2019/2020. 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 Academic Year 2020 program:
**Mission College will be suspending admission to the Psychiatric Technician Program for Spring/Fall 2020 admission. The program will be going through curriculum revisions and updates in 2020. 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.

The 2021-2022 cohort application period opens during the Fall 2020 Semester, date TBD.

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

  • VN Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)
  • Information Session: April 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here
  • Information Session: May 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here
  • See Info. Sheet (above) for additional Information Session(s) dates and times.
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  • VN Associate of Science
Registered Nursing (LVN-RN)

Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program

The 2020-2021 cohort application period opens February 7, 2020.
The 2020-2021 cohort application period closes April 10, 2020 at 4 pm.
(Extended Date)
To download the application click here.

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

  • Registered Nursing Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)
  • Information Session: April 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here
  • Information Session: May 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm via Zoom, to join click here
  • See Info. Sheet (above) for additional Information Session(s) dates and times.
  • 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!