Nursing and Health Careers

Nursing Class

CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant)

Certificate: Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (6 units)

The Certified Nurse Assistant program is a 180-hour course offering theory and clinical experience for students to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for state certification examinations.

The next CNA class will be offered in Spring 2018. Please review the CNA web page for program requirements.  Contact the Nursing Office at (530) 841-5929(530) 841-5929 for further information.

Vocational Nursing Program

The three-semester Vocational Nursing program is designed to prepare the student for beginning practice in nursing care. Theory content provides each student with a basic understanding of the roles and responsibilities of vocational nurses in providing health care to all age groups. After course completion and licensure, students are prepared to function completely and skillfully in a wide variety of health care settings.

Certificate: Vocational Nursing (54 units)

The next vocational nursing class begins in August 2018. Applications and program requirements are available on the Vocational Nursing web page. Contact the Nursing Office at (530) 841-5929(530) 841-5929 for further information.

Completion of math, writing and reading assessments are required for enrollment in any certificate or AA/AS degree program. Please contact Counseling Services for more information: (530) 938-5353(530) 938-5353. Students must receive a "C" grade or better in all major or certificate coursework.

LVN to RN Step Up

The LVN to RN Step-Up program gives Licensed Vocational Nurses the opportunity to step up to Registered Nurse in two semesters. Instruction takes place using a state-of-the-art simulation lab. Students also receive hands-on community and clinical experience.


Director of Nursing
Cora Brownell, MSN, RN

Program Contacts
Cheryl Rosen
(530) 841-5929(530) 841-5929

Nursing Office
(530) 841-5929(530) 841-5929

The Nursing Program is located at 2001 Campus Drive, Yreka, CA 96097