Allied Health Entry Applications

You will need to have your previous academic records along with your scanned-in supporting documentation to complete an application. Once you have completed the application, you will not be able to make changes or upload additional documents.

Take a moment to review the requirements and recommendations for each program below.

Then select the program for which you would like to apply.

Associate Degree Nursing Program

Requirements

  • English
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in English 1

  • Math
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in MATH130A, or MATH130.

  • Anatomy 1
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in Anatomy 1 (Human Anatomy or Equivalent.)

  • Physiology 1
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in Physiology 1 (Human Physiology or Equivalent.)

  • Biology 2
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in Biology 2 (General Microbiology or Equivalent.)

Recommendations

  1. Attend an Information Meeting

    During the COVID campus closure, information meetings will be held by video conference. To attend, please register for one of the scheduled information meetings. You will receive emailed instructions before the meeting.

If Accepted…

  1. Take the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (ATI TEAS)

    Long Beach City College adheres to the guidelines provided by the California Community College Chancellors Office with regards to the TEAS test and remediation policy. After acceptance into the nursing program, students must pass the TEAS test with a 62% or higher on their first attempt. If students do not pass on their first attempt, they will be referred to the Learning and Academic Resource Center to be assigned a remediation plan.

  2. Complete a Background Check

    Students are required to complete a background check. Clinical facilities reserve the right to refuse placement based on previous convictions on background checks. Ability to obtain licensure may also be affected by a record of convictions.


Career Ladder LVN-RN Program

To enroll in this program you must be a currently Licensed Vocational Nurse and submit a copy of your license with your application.

Requirements

  • English
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in English 1

  • Math
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in MATH130A, or MATH130.

  • Anatomy 1
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in Anatomy 1 (Human Anatomy or Equivalent.)

  • Physiology 1
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in Physiology 1 (Human Physiology or Equivalent.)

  • Biology 2
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in Biology 2 (General Microbiology or Equivalent.)

Recommendations

  1. Attend an Information Meeting

    During the COVID campus closure, information meetings will be held by video conference. To attend, please register for one of the scheduled information meetings. You will receive emailed instructions before the meeting.


Licensed Vocational Nursing Program

Requirements

  • English
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in English 1 or English 105

  • Reading
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in READ 82 or READ 83 or higher

  • Math
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in MATH110 or higher.

  • Biology 60
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in Human Biology 1 (Lecture only, Lab not required) or Equivalent.

  • Your CNA License # and Expiration Date.

  • Pharmacology
    Successful completion with a grade of "C" or higher in VNA 225 or ADN 225

Recommendations

  1. Attend an Information Meeting

    During the COVID campus closure, information meetings will be held by video conference. To attend, please register for one of the scheduled information meetings. You will receive emailed instructions before the meeting.

  2. Obtain Clinical Requirements

    If accepted into the VN program, the student will be notified via email and should begin the process of obtaining the clinical requirements needed for entry.

    • Purchase the Medical Document Manager package from Castlebranch, Inc. by placing an order and entering the code LB67 in the form field.
    • Follow the instructions and fill out the necessary information to complete your order.
  3. Complete a Background Check

    All incoming students must have cleared a background check within the last 18 months from the program start date through Castlebranch, Inc. You can purchase a background check by placing an order and entering the code LB67 in the form field.

Associate Degree Nursing Program

The Associate Degree in Nursing program is a four-semester program preparing the student to apply for licensure and enter entry-level practice as a Registered Nurse.

Applications will be accepted for entry to the ADN program in the Spring of 2021 from August 3 - 6, 2020. Applications for Fall 2021 will be accepted from March 8-11, 2021.


Career Ladder LVN-RN Program

The Career Ladder LVN to RN program prepares the Licensed Vocational Nurse to enter the Associate Degree Nursing program at an advanced level.

Students applying for the 30-unit option Certificate of Achievement leading to non-degree licensure as an RN must meet with the ADN program director prior to applying for the LVN to RN program.

Applications for the LVN-RN program will not be accepted in 2021.


Licensed Vocational Nursing Program

The Vocational Nursing program prepares students for licensure and entry-level practice as a License Vocational Nurse.