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Vocational Nursing

IOT Fast Facts

  • VN jobs are expected to grow over 25% by 2022*
  • 3,040 = number of expected job openings in California**
  • NCLEX-PN Exam fee included in tuition
  • Full-time & part-time programs available
*Source: BLS.gov
**http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov

Are you excited about work that can impact the health and well-being of an entire patient community?

If you have always aspired to nurture and protect the health of others, a vocational nursing role could be your calling, and IOT can help you bridge your dreams with reality through a diploma program in this rewarding health care specialty.

Believing in your real-world success

At IOT, you don’t have to wait any longer for your future to begin because there is never a waiting list for our programs. You can immediately begin your vocational nursing training that takes you from the classroom to your career starting day one through a hands-on focus in these areas:

  • Patient care in a laboratory setting
  • Biology
  • Mathematics

Your coursework prepares you for the NCLEX-PN licensing exam, and IOT pays your exam fees so you can better focus on your learning and career goals.

Your program benefits

IOT designs program schedules with your busy lifestyle in mind. You can take advantage of these benefits:

  • Complete vocational nursing career training in as few as three semesters
  • Daytime and evening classes are available
  • Choose from full-time and part-time programs

What can I do?

The nursing field is as diverse as those who serve in these critical care roles. You can find your place in this rewarding area of health care along a wide career spectrum, from hospital settings to acute care.

Vocational nurses can serve under the direction of a physician or a registered nursing professional supporting vital clinical functions, including:

  • Administering prescribed medications
  • Basic nursing care
  • Monitoring of patient health in long-term care and acute care settings
  • Patient data collection
  • Performing medical treatments as prescribed

Employment outlook

Between 2012 and 2022, nursing is projected to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 25%. With hospitals continuing to expand job scopes for nurses and other medical facilities increasingly utilizing nurses for procedures once solely performed in hospital settings, 182,900 new job opportunities are forecasted.

Learn more about IOT’s Vocational Nursing career outlook

Accreditation

IOT is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

If you’re ready to step into an exciting new role as a vocational nurse, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 1,575 hours and 59 quarter credit hours.

Full time
Classes are held Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends possible, for 51 weeks. Various shift schedules may be required for clinical rotations. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Part time
Classes are held three evenings per week with all-day Saturday clinicals, for 81 weeks. Various shift schedules may be required for clinical rotations. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Find out why IOT stands out among LVN schools in CA!

Our Vocational Nursing program is available at the following campuses:

Program Performance (Full-Time Course)

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 84%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 77%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between October 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014 are included in this calculation. 7.6% of the graduates, (or 5 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

ACCSC License Examination Pass Rate: 80%

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 70%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

BPPE License Examination Pass Rate: 72%

Occupational Outcomes: Vocational Nurse (SOC Code 29-2061)

Median Federal Loan Amount: $15,115.50
Median Private Loan Amount: $4,506.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00
Tuition and Fees: $29,825.00 (Books and supplies included)
Credit Hours: 59 quarter credit hours

Program Performance (Part-Time Course)

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 44%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 75%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between December 1, 2012 and November 30, 2013 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

ACCSC License Examination Pass Rate: 75%

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 40%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

BPPE License Examination Rate: 75%

Occupational Outcomes: Vocational Nurse (SOC Code 29-2061)

Median Federal Loan Amount: $16,258.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $8,073.25
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00
Tuition and Fees: $33,025.00 (Books and supplies included)
Credit Hours: 59 quarter credit hours

Request information or call 209.813.4409 (Modesto), 559.777.9629 (Clovis), or 530.523.0045 (Redding) today to learn more!