Mission: The mission of the Ventura College School of Nursing is to provide student-centered learning, and prepare compassionate, competent, and safe professional nurses for our diverse community that is consistent with our organization values and nursing framework.
Program Description: The nursing program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and received national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing, Inc. Upon completion of the Associate Degree program in Nursing , students will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse. The student must have fulfilled all requirements as defined by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Students who choose not to complete the degree requirements are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination after completion of content required for licensure. Please be advised that not all states recognize registered nurses who choose this option. Please contact the ADN program director for additional information.
School of Nursing: (805) 289-6342
Full Time Faculty: Heidi Dalton, Nena Jaramillo, Kafui Okosun, Jennifer Ranchez, Nicole Schumacher, Lynnette Taylor, Cynthia Wetzel
Counselors: Angelica Gonzales, Bea Herrera.
Degrees and Certificates Offered:
Ventura College offers a two year associate degree in nursing (ADN) through the School of Nursing and Allied Health. Learning opportunities consistent with the requirements of the California Board of Registered Nursing are provided and are based on our program's philosophy and objectives. The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing(BRN). As of August, 2013 the program has gained national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Accreditation by the ACEN is an independent choice by Ventura College and validates that the nursing program meets higher standards of nursing education. Nursing is a vocational program leading to completion of an associate degree, to licensure and /or to transfer.
Link to Nursing Application:
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Occupational Overview
- Catalog description of individual courses
- Student Handbook
- Catalog description of Associate of Science degree
In 2012, the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing established the OADN (Organization for Associate Degree Nursing) Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society to recognize the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing. Since the origination, many charters have been created throughout the state of California!
In March 2016, Ventura College School of Nursing became a charter of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society. We are proud to be chartered as the Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Delta Nu. Students are recognized for excellence in academics and professional behavior maintaining criteria of a GPA of 3.0 or higher in each nursing course.
We are pleased to announce that Ventura College is currently only the second chapter to be chartered in the state of California!
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
|OADN Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society
Delta Lambda Chapter
7794 Grow Dr.
Pensacola, FL 32514
Phone: (877) 966-6236
Fax: (850) 484-8762
Information on this website is subject to frequent change: As our college and programs evolve, we are continually reevaluating how we can best serve our students while still fulfilling the needs of our local health care community. With such reevaluations, change is inevitable. We strive to notify our students and the community of any changes in our policies and practices as quickly as possible.