Vocational Nursing Program - San Diego

Full-time and Part-time classes are available

The Nurse Academy's vocational nursing program graduates in National City, San Diego County, CA.

A licensed vocational nurse (LVN) works under the supervision and direction of registered nurses and doctors to administer basic nursing care. LVNs may work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, hospice or home residential care facilities.

Program Overview

Our vocational nursing program provides a comprehensive educational journey, merging classroom lectures, simulation lab activities, and clinical training within a supportive learning environment.

Students will receive clinical training in various patient care settings, including hospitals, out-patient clinics, and long-term care facilities. These rotations will cover adult, pediatrics, geriatrics, maternity, and sub-acute care.

Once students have completed the program, they can take the NCLEX-PN exam to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).

About Us

The Nurse Academy is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Our faculty members are master’s-prepared educators, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. They bring a wealth of teaching and clinical expertise to the program.

The Nurse Academy is in National City, San Diego County, California.

Financial Aid

The Nurse Academy has received Title IV (FAFSA) and Department of Veterans Affairs (GI Bill) approval, ensuring financial aid availability for students pursuing a nursing career. Our students can apply for federal student aid through FAFSA.

Federal School Code: 043041

VA facility code: 25196605


The VN program is $41,500 and includes Tuition, ATI and Swift River Platform, Registration Fee, STRF – Nonrefundable, Uniforms, and Textbook/Materials/Etc.

Our full-time VN program can be completed within 13 months, while our part-time VN program takes about 18-20 months.

Our pass rate for the third quarter of 2022 is 81.82% (NCLEX – First Attempt).

Yes, we evaluate credits from any accredited school on a case-by-case basis, ensuring they closely match our course outline. These courses must be completed within five years from the time of application to our vocational nursing program.

Contact Us

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2345 E 8th Street, Suite 113
National City, CA 91950

Office Hours:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday

Contact Info:

Phone: (619) 488-3460
Fax: (619) 488-3479