Minimum Admission Requirements

Los Angeles County Residency

  • Resident of Los Angeles County for one year immediately prior to admission
  • Residency requirement will be waived for veterans or their dependents.

Education

  • U.S. high school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 in college academic courses, from a U.S. accredited college or university
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 “B” in required College science courses
  • Minimum grade of "C" in required prerequisite college courses (X = required course):
   

Semester Units

Basic RN

LVN-RN

LVN-RN Option II

    Theory Lab      
1 Human Anatomy with Lab* 3 1

X

X

 
2 Human Physiology with Lab* 3 1

X

X

X

3 Microbiology with Lab * 3 1

X

X

X

4 College English Composition 3  

X

X

 
5 Life Span Psychology (From infancy through old age. 3  

X

X

 
6 Sociology 3    

X

 

*Science courses must be completed within 7 years prior to nursing program admission. Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Option II – No recency requirement

X = Required prerequisite courses.

ATI TEAS or TEAS V

  • Total score of 64.7% or above
  • TEAS may be repeated once to achieve the minimum required score
  • LVN Option II:  results are used for advisement only

Clearance

Final acceptance into the nursing program is contingent upon:

  • Satisfactory health status, as validated by a physician. Forms will be provided
  • Completion of all clearances:  criminal background and health
  • Evidence of a current Basic Life Support (BLS) card for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).