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Application Procedure

Applications are accepted all year round, and can be submitted while requirements are in progress.  Applications are being accepted for the next cohort that begins in January 2019.  30 students will be admitted.

Submit the following to the Health Technologies Office:

Vocational Nurse Application: You may submit VN Program Application at any time.  This in itself will not hold you a seat, but it will allow us to keep you updated with current information about the program.  Program Requirements may be in progress.

Official high school transcripts: If an official high school transcript is not available, the student must provide an official GED certificate.International transcripts must be evaluated for equivalency by a professional Evaluation Service.  A list of acceptedagencies is available from the Health Technologies Office or the Counseling Office.  Exception: High school transcripts are not required if the student possesses an Associate or Bachelor degree and provides official college transcripts that reflect this.       

Official college transcripts: Submit official transcripts from any college other than SBCC to:  SBCC, Admissions & Records, 721 Cliff Drive,Santa Barbara, CA  93109.   We will obtain your SBCC transcripts.

Proving Eligibility: Proof of eligibility is shown by: Submission of SBCC assessment test results showing eligibility for required course(s) and/or; Submission of college transcripts showing completion of the required courses

Copy of CNA certification


Any student who plans to request transfer into, recognition of credit, or apply for readmission into Health Technologies programs is required to meet with the Director of the LVN Program before beginning a course of study toward degree or certificate. The policy and procedures will be explained at that time and are based on the regulations as set forth by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Accepted applicants who wish to be credited for previous education must have documentation, originals and photocopies of transcripts, or certificates documenting the education.  Upon satisfactory receipt and evaluation of the information provided, credit will be granted and noted in the student’s file.




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