Frequently Asked Questions
In the traditional ADN Program, students attend classes or clinicals three to four days per week. Starting in the second semester, there are some options for weekend clinicals.
In the LVN-Transition option, students will attend class one to two days a week, and for approximately two days of clinicals. There are usually some options for weekend clinicals.
The traditional ADN program is not offered as a strictly online or weekend program. However, we do have some theory courses throughout the program that are scheduled to be blended and/or online. Starting in the second semester of the program, there will be some options for weekend clinicals to help accommodate students schedules.
The LVN-Transition option offers clinical courses on weekends to help accommodate student schedules. Theory courses are offered either in a blended or online format. See Blinn's Course Schedules for details.
The theory and clinicals schedule in addition to studying can be a full-time job, however, we frequently have students that need to work throughout the program for various reasons. Throughout the program, nursing school classes and clinicals can range from three to four days per week which does not include studying or preparation time for class. To assist in success, prior to and during nursing school, we encourage students to evaluate their schedules, both at work and at school, to ensure they are including study time and time for personal health and well-being.