Frequently Asked Questions
- Is there a waiting list?
No, the Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health does not maintain an applicant waiting list.
- Is this a BSN program?
No, this is an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program.
- Do you have a night and weekend program?/ What is the schedule of the program? Day? Evenings? Full-time?
This is a full-time program. School schedule is Monday through Thursday 7:00 am-4:30 pm. Weekend, online, and night classes are not offered in this program.
- How can I edit information on my application once I’ve submitted it? Can I make changes to my application once I have submitted it?
Changes/Edits to the application cannot be made by the applicant once it has been submitted. If changes/edits are required, please call the Admissions Office (323-409-5911)
- Can I take prerequisites there?
No. Prerequisites must be completed at an accredited Community College or University prior to applying to the program.
- Do you offer counseling appointments?
In lieu of counseling appointments, the College offers Information Sessions that may be attended by any interested party. The dates/times of these sessions are posted on our website.
- How do I know if my documents/transcripts have been received?/How do I check my document tracker?
Documents received by the College are posted on the Document Tracking section of your individual profile/account. Once logged into your profile/account, select “Document Tracking” as well as “Include Completed Items” to view the received documents/transcripts.
- Can I apply to the program if some of the pre-requisites are in progress?
Beginning January 2019, you may apply to the program only once all prerequisite courses are completed, posted on the transcript and received by the deadline.
- What meets the alternate HS requirements?
The alternate High School requirement may be met by a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or state challenge exam.
- How competitive is the application process?
The application process is very competitive and is based on a point system. The higher grade received, the more points you receive, thereby making you more competitive in the applicant pool.
- What is the difference between the LVN option 1 and option 2 (30 unit option)?
- Individuals who successfully complete the LVN Option 1 are:
- Graduates of the School of Nursing
- Awarded the Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from the College
- Eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered-Nurse (NCLEX-RN)
- Individuals who successfully complete the LVN Option 2 (30 Unit Option) are:
- Not considered graduates for the School of Nursing
- Not awarded an Associate of Science Degree from the College
- Eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure in California
- May not be eligible to practice out of California
- What is the humanities requirement?
Any class that meets the humanities requirement at the college you are attending will meet our requirements (ex: History of Art, Spanish I, etc.)
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