link LVN Nurse - Vocational Nursing Program

Student nurses pose in their white scrubs in the simulation lab. A patient in a white hospital gown sits in a wheelchair in front of the group.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

LVN Programs Near Me

How to Become an LVN

Learn how to become an LVN in Santa Clara, California. In our vocational nursing program, prepare for a career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. 

LVNs are in high-demand and career options are bountiful.

  • Schedule an appointment in Counseling to review your academic record.
  • Our vocational nursing school curriculum prepares you to sit for the NCLEX-VN exam.
  • We also offer a LVN to RN program.

RN graduate at pinning ceremony. She wears a head scarf and blue scrubs.

LVN to RN Program

Earn an RN degree in Mission's LVN to RN Bridge program. Learn how to become a Registered Nurse in California.


LVN Jobs Near Me
Skills Needed

Skills learned in LVN nursing programs including the following.

  • Patient monitoring
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Proficient in patient care and safety
  • CPR 
  • Customer service
  • Infection control
  • Patience and empathy
  • Adaptability
Career Paths
If you don't know what to major in, or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.
Select Jobs in the Field

LVNs work in many healthcare environments including the following.

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term residential facilities
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Adult daycare centers