Licensed Vocational Nursing

100%   2020-2022 NCLEX-PN First Time Pass Rate

Brazosport College LVN Program

A Licensed Vocational Nurse cares for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. An LVN may work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing is required.

The Vocational Nursing Program is twelve months, beginning the Spring semester every year and ending in December.

The application period for the LVN Program is now closed. 

There will no longer be a 5-year expiration on prerequisite sciences. All prerequisites must be a grade of C or better and completed prior to applying to the nursing program. If you have questions about the program or its prerequisites, please contact Shari Jones in the Health Professions office, contact information to the right on this page. Students should also read the LVN Program Application Packet. 

Selection for the VN program is made by a committee of Brazosport College faculty and staff; based on the completed application, transcripts, references, work history, placement test results (HESI) of qualified applicants, and successful completion of prerequisites.

The LVN program prerequisite is a choice of:

  • VNSG1320 A&P for Allied Health*, OR
  • Anatomy & Physiology I & II (check online schedule for times)

*The VNSG 1320 Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health course is offered during the Spring and Summer semesters.

VN applicants must meet with Financial Aid representatives about financial aid.

Classes are typically 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m Monday through Thursdays, utilizing some Fridays and evening shifts.

Classes are held at Brazosport College. Clinical assignments are mostly at local facilities, periodically using other facilities around the greater Houston area.

Clinical Requirements must be current, and include:

    1. Tdap (within 10 years), must include pertussis component
    2. MMR – titer (meaning blood test)
    3. Hepatitis B – titer (meaning blood test)
    4. Varicella – titer (meaning blood test)
    5. Annual influenza
    6. Meningococcal (Required for students under 23 years of age)
    7. Annual Tuberculin Skin Test (PPD). Negative PPD, a chest x-ray, or a Negative QuantiFERON-TB Gold is required.
    8. COVID-19 vaccine 
    9. 10-panel Urine Drug Screen
    10. Basic Life Support (BLS) (American Heart Association ONLY)

* NOTE: Additional immunizations or laboratory proof of immunity may be required while in the program

  • Failure to provide evidence of or maintain up-to-date clinical requirements will result in the student being unable to participate in the scheduled clinical course activity. The student will earn the grade of “0” for every missed scheduled clinical course day until evidence of up-to-date clinical requirements is submitted to the nursing faculty. No alternative clinical makeup assignment will be provided for missed clinical experiences related to failure to meet clinical requirements.

HESI Admission Assessment Exam

The HESI-LPN/LVN exam is used as a placement exam for the LVN program. All applicants must take this exam. A schedule of the dates and times this test will be administered will be posted during the application period on the Assessment Center webpage.

For math help, click here to see the flyer for the Math Center's schedule. They will be offering workshops every Friday this spring. If you cannot attend Fridays, students can drop in during their regular hours.

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Contact Us

Samantha Resecker,
Program Chair,
Associate Degree and Vocational Nursing
Office: HS-100Q
Phone: (979)230-3370

Shari Jones
Health Professions Advisor

Counseling Office E-110:

M/W 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
T/R 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Phone: (979)230-3424

Janey Orr
Administrative Office Specialist
Office: HS-100T
Phone: (979) 230-3423

Office Hours

Mon - Thur
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.