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Next Visit: Fall 2019


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Next Visit: Fall 2022

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Nursing Program


NEW UPDATE     ADVISEMENT MEETING The Nursing Department will hold an online conference (Zoom Meeting) Thursday (June 18, 2020 at 10 am) Applicants will be able to ask questions related to applying or about the program itself. This meeting is NOT mandatory. Please go to the "How to Apply Tab" and click on Advisements for zoom link.

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, LAVC's Nursing Program has extended the Fall 2020 Applications up to May 15, 2020. The Department is currently working on transitioning to online nursing applications. 

New Update:

We would like to thank you all for your patience while we made the necessary transition to online applications.

Please navigate to the "How to Apply to the Nursing Program Tab" and open "How to Apply Online for LAVC's Fall 2020 Nursing Program" for further instructions.

Dear Potential Nursing Student:

The Los Angeles Valley Nursing Program is approved by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CABRN). National accreditation is a prestigious accomplishment for the nursing program at Los Angeles Valley College. National accreditation and State continuing approval holds the Nursing Program at a high standard and assures a program of excellence.

The Nursing Program accepts applications for the program twice a year; April for the Fall semester and September for the Spring semester. The admission criteria for the Nursing program is the Chancellor's Validation Study. The minimum cut score is 80. Remember that you must see a counselor prior to applying to the Nursing Program in order to obtain the Evaluation of Transcripts for Nursing Program Prerequisites Form signed by a counselor. Please follow the Admission Requirements posted on this webpage or call the nursing office for further information.

We are excited to announce that Los Angeles Valley College has been collaborating with California State University Northridge and University of Phoenix on a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pathway.  For more information, please contact us.

Preethamol Puthiakunnel
Health Sciences Chair
Nursing Program Director
Allied Health Science (AHS) Room 127
(818) 947-2559


  • Associate Degree in Nursing


 “LAVC has given me the opportunity to pursue a career for which I am truly passionate. I am grateful for the wonderful professors that have shared their dedication, patience, and knowledge to inspire and motivate me towards becoming a nurse. I would definitely encourage students to apply to LAVC’s Nursing program. It has been a great journey. Thank you.”

--Jacqueline Rosales

Nursing Students

 “If you want quality education that is economical, come to Valley College. Classes are challenging and adequately prepare you for baccalaureate or advanced degrees. Whether you are straight out of high school, taking prerequisite courses for a degree or certificate, or undergoing a career change, Valley College is right for you.”

--Myra Ong, Student Nurse

“I feel fortunate to be a member of the LAVC Nursing family. During this hard educational journey, all of the nursing staff has been encouraging and has helped us to overcome any difficulties we have experienced. The teaching staff is very knowledgeable and professional. I am very thankful for this life-changing opportunity that the LAVC Nursing program has offered me.”

--Arshaluys Mirakyan

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