Bethesda University of California

School of Vocational Nursing

Bethesda University School of Vocational Nursing is a program which is fully accredited. Bethesda offers a free pre-nursing course to maximize success in the nursing program.

The courses in the vocational nursing program progress sequential from the simple to the more complex each semester building on concepts to support adult learning principles.

The faculty is fully dedicated to giving individualized attention to students who need it. The school offers a skills lab for practical training and a computer lab.

The program equips students with the nursing skills that will allow them to perform direct patient care related tasks. Graduates are expected to be ready to function in an interdisciplinary healthcare in a range of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices.

Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical/Vocational Nurses (NCLEX-PN Examination) to become Licensed Vocational Nurses.

The clinical settings offered by Bethesda are among the best in the area of California

Admissions Requirements:

  1. High School diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  2. Passing score on admission test
  3. Meet health requirements
  4. Current CPR Certification for health workers
  5. Pass Criminal background check

Graduates from the Bethesda program are offered a free prep course to prepare for the state board exam to become Licensed Vocational Nurses. The program can also serve as a bridge to further education in the field of nursing.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 35%
Average number of students tested annually: 25
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bethesda University of California as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 16 25 71.45
2011 31 32 88.22
2010 27 48 87.53
2009 8 75 88.47
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Bethesda University of California
730 North Euclid Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801

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