Licensed Vocational Nursing
Established in 1956, this program prepares students for entry-level employment in health care. Students learn to provide direct nursing care to acutely and chronically ill patients within the health care settings. The role of the VN is to function under the leadership of registered nurses and physicians. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become Licensed Vocational Nurses.
Associate Degree Nursing
The ADN program at Texarkana College began in 1959 and graduated its first class of nurses in 1962. Since then, TC has trained thousands of nurses and healthcare professionals in our region. This program typically takes 3 years to complete—one year for general education requirements and two years for nursing courses. On completion, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become licensed as Registered Nurses.
Are you ready to apply?
Submit the form on this page to get in touch with our nursing enrollment advisor, who will walk you through the enrollment requirements such as entrance testing and immunizations. Successful applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0) scale on all college-level work and a grade of ‘C’ or above in science and nursing courses. Applicants must also complete (or be scheduled to complete prior to Spring 2021) the following courses:
- Anatomy & Physiology I + Lab (BIOL 2401/2101) OR Anatomy & Physiology II + Lab (BIOL 2402/2012)
- Microbiology for Non-Science Majors + Lab (BIOL 2320/2120)
- General Psychology (PSYC 2301).