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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is there a waiting list?
    No, the Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health does not maintain an applicant waiting list.
  1. Is this a BSN program?
    No, this is an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program.
  1. 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.
  1. 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)
  1. Can I take prerequisites there?
    No. Prerequisites must be completed at an accredited Community College or University prior to applying to the program.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. What meets the alternate HS requirements?
    The alternate High School requirement may be met by a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or state challenge exam.
  1. 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.
  1. 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
  1. 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.)