Vocational Nursing

The Blinn College Vocational Nursing Program (offered in both traditional face-to-face and online-blended formats) is designed to provide students with the education and training needed to become a highly-skilled, licensed vocational nurse (LVN) capable of working in a variety of medical settings.

Enrollment in the Vocational Nursing courses is dependent upon admission into the program and the College. The traditional program begins with the fall semester and continues for 10 months while the online-blended program begins with the fall semester and continues for 12 months.

The program consists of classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. Hospitals and other healthcare facilities throughout the Brenham area and Bryan/College Station are utilized for clinical rotations.

WHY BLINN COLLEGE?

Two Locations

With two locations, the Blinn College District is able to serve the bio-corridor area with highly skilled professionals.

Facilities

State-of-the-art training equipment and nearby hospital facilities prepare our students for a successful career.

Licensure

Our licensure pass rate is among the highest in the nation, placing students into a high-demand profession.

Careers

Blinn can quickly train students in a profession that is expected to grow by 15% over the next 10 years.

VOCN Brenham & Bryan Accreditation and Approval

The Blinn College Vocational Nursing Programs located in Brenham and Bryan are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX. 78701-3944, 512-305-7400, (www.bon.state.tx.us). The Blinn College District is accredited by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Vocational Nursing Program Awards

Vocational Nursing Certificate | OSA in Nurse Aide

The Blinn College Vocational Nursing Program is designed to provide students with the education and training needed to become highly skilled nurses capable of working in a variety of medical settings. Available on the Brenham and Bryan campuses, the program consists of classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. The program is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe, #3-460, Austin, TX 78701, (512) 305-7400, FAX (512) 305-7401.

Brenham Campus

979-830-4283

vocn.brenham@blinn.edu

Bryan Campus

979-830-4285

mmarburger@blinn.edu

Job Central

The Blinn College District has partnered with College Central Network to offer a streamlined online job search system for students and graduates to upload their resumes and search available job listings. Employers can access the system to post job vacancies and search the available supply of students and graduates.

To access the Blinn College Career Services System,  click here.

For more assistance searching for allied health careers, contact Michelle Marburger at   mmarburger@blinn.edu  or 979-209-7554.

Certification

A vocational nursing certificate is issued upon satisfactory completion of all program requirements. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-PN) and the Nursing Jurisprudence Examination (NJE). The graduate will be considered a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) after successfully passing the examination.

Vocational Nursing Certificate - Level 2

Degree Plan

Occupational Skills Award in Nurse Aide

Degree Plan

News

Blinn-Bryan Vocational Nursing Program pins 27 nursing graduates Blinn-Bryan Vocational Nursing Program pins 27 nursing graduates

Program equips graduates with skills needed to embark on fulfilling careers as healthcare professionals

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Classroom, lab, and clinical experiences prepare students for rewarding healthcare careers

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Blinn graduates rank among state leaders on national licensure exam

Blinn-Bryan Vocational Nursing Program pins 19 nursing graduates Blinn-Bryan Vocational Nursing Program pins 19 nursing graduates

Classroom, lab and clinical experiences prepare students for rewarding healthcare careers