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Vocational Nursing and Home Health Aide/Nurse Assistant

Our Mission

In an effort to conceptualize its reason for being, the department developed the following mission statement. Since its founding in 1948, the Licensed Vocational Nurse Department has been dedicated to Vocational Nurse Education, and later, Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Education. The faculty is constantly exploring more creative and innovative measures to assure the quality of education while being faithful to its basic principles.

The City College of San Francisco’s Licensed Vocational Nursing Department provides curricula that prepare students for 1) State Licensure in Vocational Nursing; 2) State Certificates in Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide.


Our programs are accredited by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

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