Program: Vocational Nursing Degree: Vocational Nursing Certificate
The Vocational Nursing program is a one-year program leading to a certificate in vocationalnursing which prepares the graduate to take the National Council Licensure Examination forPractical/Vocational nurses (NCLEX-PN). The program is accredited by the National League forNursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326,Telephone (404) 975-5000, Fax (404) 975-5020. Licensure must be granted by the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas.Admission Criteria:1.
Must fulfill Cisco College’s requirements for admission, please
refer to the collegecatalog.2.
Official high school transcript or GED scores.3.
Have current immunizations including Hepatitis B vaccine series or show serologicconfirmation of immunity to Hepatitis B virus. (Hepatitis B series must be completebefore stude
nt’s application will be considered complete).
Take the ACCUPLACER (or have taken the THEA). This is the pre-entrance test.Acceptance in the program requires passing the reading, writing, and math portions of theACCUPLACER (or THEA) or completion of requ
ired developmental courses with a ‘B’
or better.Applicants are selected based on the following criteria:1.
All applicants for admission who meet the minimal criteria for admission will beconsidered. However, the number of applicants normally exceeds the number of studentswho can be admitted to each class.2.
Preference for admission is determined by the following factors:
Number of appropriate technical/academic courses completed
Cumulative GPA of completed technical/academic courses with a minimum grade
of ‘C’ in each course
Date of completed application
Special situations, successful developmental work 3.
Applicants who achieve low scores on ACCUPLACER test will not be automaticallyrejected, but will be advised of resources which might be utilized to increase their chance
Abilene Educational Center 717 E. Industrial Boulevard Abilene, Texas 79602325-794-4400http://www.cisco.edu