About Nursing Education at SPC
Join this rewarding, responsible, and high demand occupation. You’ll meet your career challenges with a strong foundation in the biological, social, and physical sciences as well as nursing specific education. With hands-on clinical experiences in a variety of clinical and training laboratory settings, you will be ready to bring quality care to all of your patients.
Programs (Links Below are Under Construction)
Vocational Nursing Program
to RN Mobility Program
* LVN to RN Program Information:
Applications for the proposed LVN to RN Nursing Program at
St. Philip’s College are now available and may be obtained by the applicant at
the Nursing Office in CHP 100. Pending
final program approval by the Texas Board of Nursing applications will be
processed. Deadline for submitting
applications is August 1, 2016.
Join us for an Open House and Information Session to learn how you can begin your career in nursing.
Open House Dates For Spring 2016 - February 9, March 8, April 12, May 3
Time: 6:00PM-7:30PM Location: Center for Health Professions Building
Applications will be distributed during these open house sessions.
Download the Open House Flyer and distribute to friends and family.
The VN Program application deadline for Spring 2017 is October 13, 2016
All applicants must be pretested (Board of Nursing Rule 214.8-c4). No exceptions to pretest requirements will be granted to applicants with previous college credit or college degrees. This program only accepts the ATI TEAS V assessment (Nursing) test within 1 year from date of examination. Applicants must take the TEAS V assessment (nursing) and submit scores to St. Philip’s College Vocational Nursing Program by the application deadline.
The Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) V assessment (Nursing) is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, essential math, basic science, and English and language usage.
The objectives assessed on the TEAS V (Nursing) are those which nurse educators deem the most appropriate and relevant to measure entry-level skills and abilities of nursing program applicants.
This allows St. Philip's College to have the pertinent information needed to make normative comparisons.
Information on the TEAS V (Nursing) assessment test, how to prepare and where to take the test can be found below:
- TEAS V Registration Process
Please call the department to check for application availability. For more information, call (210) 486-2055
To pick up an application, you must bring the following items to nursing department located in CHP 100:
- Printout of SOATEST results (from testing center) within the last 5 years
- SZATXSI form that indicate you are at College Ready level/TSI complete in all 3 areas of math, reading, and English (obtain from campus testing center)
- Proof of having a minimum of 2.5 GPA (an unofficial ACES printout will suffice)
The application must be picked up in person from the Nursing Education Department.
Vocational Nursing Certificate
Web-Enhanced, Hybrid, and Online Learning
**Note** If you are new to online classes , you are REQUIRED to take the Orientation to Online Learning course, OLRN 0001, CRN #18893 or 20359.
This course familiarizes students with navigating through the online system for a successful start. Register for the free, self-paced OLRN course the same way as any other course. See alamo.edu/spc/distance-learning, or call 210-486-2239 for more information.
Nursing Education Links