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Vocational Nursing Transfer Students Program

Are you a student or alumni of other schools, seeking to transfer educational units to Angeles Institute? Our accelerated vocational nursing program will having you starting your nursing career in less time.

New skills, More opportunities.

Angeles Institute is excited to welcome prospective students who may have attended a previous nursing education program. Prospective candidates desiring transfer credit for their work in another college or program must submit transcripts and catalogs from the institution where they were previously enrolled.

Upon completion of all admissions requirements, your admissions advisor will grant you enrollment approval along with the number of transfer credits that will be accepted.


Why Attend Angeles Institute over other schools? Here's why:

Accelerated 11 Month Program

Whether this is a stepping stone as you pursue more education or this is a start to a new career, Angeles will help you get there in less time

All Inclusive Tuition

Angeles believes in providing 100% transparency with the fees associated with our programs: That's why we include your books, supplies and uniforms, within our tuition.

Financial Aid Available

Education should be accessible by everyone. That's why we make sure we provide you with all of the federal, state, local, and private loan and aid resource options that you qualify for.

Dedicated Student Affairs Team

We are committed to providing support to each unique students challenges. We offer tutoring and group study coordination. Student Affairs also assist students with securing child care, transportation, counseling, and other support services.

Vocational Nursing Program Overview

Upon acceptance into our vocational nursing program here at Angeles Institute, this is the journey each student will take:

Term 1B - 5 Weeks

100B - Core Concepts

• 5 Weeks Clinical and Lab Rotation
• Nursing Fundamentals in a Clinical Setting
• Lab Exams Must Be Above 60%
• May Appeal to Appeals Board to Restart

Term 2 - 13 Weeks

200A-M - Core Concepts

• 13 Weeks Theory/ Lab
• Weekly Body Systems
• 76% Cumulative Score or Greater Every Week
• Each Week is a Separate Grade
• 2 Body System Fails Allowed (Remediations)
• Three System Fails = Restart Term With Appeals Board Recommendation

Term 3 - 18 Weeks

300AB - Medical Surgical Nursing

• 13 Weeks Clinical and Lab
• NCLEX Preparation
• Lab Exams Must Be Above 60%
• 4 NLN Exams One Remediation Only
• Must Pass Exit Exam
• May Be Restarted if Approved Through Appeals Board

Program Completion

300CD - Role Transition & Career Preparation

• 5 Weeks Skills Lab/ Lab Work
• NCLEX Preparation Through ATI
• Resume Building and Interview Skills
• Mock NCLEX Testing / Blind Tests
• Board Paperwork / Applications / Graduation Check

Angeles Institute is the premier Vocational Nursing Program in Los Angeles

Our state of the art simulation lab, intimate learning environment, and dedicated student success team make Angeles Institute the best program to have you ready to start your nursing career in under a year.

Vocational Nursing Application Process (Transfers)

Step One

Basic Requirements

The Basic Requirements to qualify for our Vocational Nursing Program are as follows:

• Be a minimum of 17 years of age or older
• Have a High School Diploma or GED
• Have official transcripts
• Drivers license and permanent residency card (if applicable)
• A social security card

Step Two

Tour Angeles Institute

Walk the campus on a private tour surveying our classrooms, skills lab, and our state-of-the-art simulation lab.

The applicants will have the opportunity to ask questions about the program

Step Three

Admissions Interview

Upon completion of the tour, our admissions representative will discuss:

• Past History
• Ability
• Goals
• Interests
• Potential barriers to program completion
• Testing
• Scheduling

Step Four

Entrance Exam

All applicants must pass our entrance exam in order to meet with a financial aid coordinator.

Step Five

Meet Financial Coordinator

Here, you may ask as many questions about the financial aspects of the program as you need.

You will receive one on one guidance on how to complete the FAFSA Application.

You will also submit a background check and complete an enrollment agreement.

Step Six

Academic Interview

A member of the the nursing administrative team will assess the applicant on the three tenants of core criteria. They are academic success (past and present), motivation, and barriers.

Academic success topics include:
• Transcript grades
• Entrance exam score
• Written essay score

Motivation topics include:
• Expectations, goals, and interest in the nursing field
• Current experience
• Why nursing?
• Support system and level of involvement

Barrier topics include:
• Scheduling (job/no job)
• Personal commitments (childcare, family care, etc.)
• Applicant concerns and/or question

Step Seven

Step Seven

Acceptance into the program is granted after successfully completing all of the components of admissions, as well as there being availability in both the classroom and clinical settings.

Accreditations and Approvals

Angeles Institute has been granted institutional approval to operate from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant of the California Education Code Section 94915 , the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, and is an education agency member with the National League of Nursing