Vocational Nursing Programs in Houston

Texas Health School
LVN to ADN01

Start Your Nursing Career Journey: Enroll in a Vocational Nursing Program in Houston

Aspiring nurses, your career journey begins with Texas Health School’s Vocational Nursing Program.

Our mission is simple: to empower our diverse student population with the skills to become competent and responsible nursing professionals. We believe that quality education is the foundation for success in the nursing profession.

With our hands-on vocational nursing programs in Houston, you’ll gain skill competence and learn how to make sound decisions as a nurse. We created our program with the next generation of nurses in mind.

Our comprehensive education equips you with the skills and knowledge necessary for entry-level positions in the field of vocational nursing. You’ll cover theoretical concepts, laboratory techniques, and clinical skills, preparing you for work in a variety of healthcare settings.
Take the first step towards your dream career in nursing with Texas Health School’s Vocational Nursing Program.


Vocational Nursing Program Curriculum

At Texas Health School, the curriculum of our Houston nursing program is specifically designed to help you achieve your educational objectives and become skilled nursing professionals. We integrate two major curriculum concepts to ensure our students receive a comprehensive nursing education:

(1) Differentiated Essential Competencies (DECs, 2010) for Graduates of Texas Nursing Programs and (2) Essential Nursing Processes and Patient Care Standards. These two concepts provide students with the skills necessary to become licensed and provide high quality patient care.

As a graduate of our VN program, you will have the abilities to accomplish the following:

  1. Take the NCLEX-PN.
  2. Implement the nursing process to provide high quality patient care.
  3. Utilize scientific theory to plan and provide safe and effective patient care.
  4. Use effective communication to build healthy nurse-patient relationships.
  5. Incorporate your understanding of human anatomy and physiology into patient education and explain the causes, symptoms, and management of medical conditions.
  6. Implement elements of growth and development into a pediatric nursing care plan.
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of both the physical and mental changes associated with aging and formulate nursing care plans specifically for elderly patients.
  2. Examine and evaluate the legal regulations related to the nursing practice.
  3. Aid community organizations in offering educational programs that promote community well-being.
  4. Describe health promoting activities designed to assist patients and families who are managing an illness or condition.
  5. Employ therapeutic communication techniques when caring for patients and families who are experiencing emotional distress.

VN Program Hours and Schedules

Program Length
Day Classes Evening Classes
48 weeks 74 weeks
Program Hours
Program Schedules
Day ClassesEvening Classes
Monday to FridayTuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
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To be employed as a licensed vocational nurse (LVN), individuals must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Vocational Nurses (NCLEX-PN) in their state of residence.  All 50 states require the graduate to pass the NCLEX-PN to work as a vocational nurse.  Graduates who achieve licensure will be prepared for entry-level employment as a Vocational Nurse, Provider of Patient-Centered Care, Patient Safety Advocate, or Member of a Health Care Team.

Texas Health School has a demonstrated history of providing its graduates with the necessary resources to obtain licensure and excel as nursing professionals. The following are the percentages of our students who successfully pass the NCLEX-PN and obtain licensure as vocational nurses.

THS Vocational Nursing Program NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

YearGraduatesFirst Time Pass RateTexas AverageNational Average


Texas Health School holds accreditation from the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE), which is a national accrediting agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education. For more information about COE, please visit their website at www.council.org.

Texas Health School is approved and regulated by:
  • Texas Board of Nursing, Vocational Nursing Program https://www.bon.texas.gov/
  • Texas Health and Human Services, Nurse Aide Training Program
  • Texas Health and Human Services, Medication Aide Training Program
  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Massage Therapy Program
  • Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas
  • Texas Veterans Commission, Veterans Education
Texas Health School is recognized by:
  • The United States Department of Education (DOE) for participation in Federal Title IV Student Financial Assistance Programs (Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Student and Parent Loans)
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [select programs only] for providing educational training services.
  • Title 38, United States Code for approved programs by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Approved for training of veterans and other eligible persons. (including VA vocational rehabilitation programs.)
  • Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) as an approved vendor.

A copy of the school’s accreditation, licensure, and approvals are on file and available for review upon written request to the School Director.

Additional Information

Are you ready for an exciting and rewarding career as a Vocational Nurse? Contact Texas Health School to learn more about our LVN program. For upcoming start dates, please call 713-932-9333

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