• If you would like to apply for the next LVN or CNA  Nursing program, you MUST register for an Orientation date, here.  It is a Mandatory requirement for all applicants.

Vocational Nursing and Home Health Aide/Nurse Assistant

Since its founding in 1948 the Licensed Vocational Nurse Department has been dedicated to Vocational Nurse Education, later Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aid Education, and Refresher program.

Our Mission

Our faculty are constantly exploring more creative and innovative measures to assure the quality of education while being faithful to its basic principles. In an effort to conceptualize its reason for being, the department developed the following mission statement:

The City College of San Francisco's Licensed Vocational Nursing Department provides curricula that prepare students for State License in Vocational Nursing; State Certificate in Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide; and offers short-term training programs in Geriatric Home Aide, Care of Clients with Alzheimer's, Care of Clients with AIDS, and Care of the Developmentally Disabled.


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

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