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ADN-Registered Nursing

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program

Thank you for your interest in the Napa Valley College  Associate Degree Nursing Program.
The Napa Valley College Associates Degree in Nursing wait listed students will be enrolling in the ADN program Fall 2016.  There will be no more waitlist.

We will be accepting applications for the Fall 2016 ADN program between February 18, 2016 at 9:00am-March 4, 2016 at noon, at the NVC Admissions office, Margarita Ceja.
Acceptance will be on a first come, first served basis for complete applications, to a maximum class of 40 total students.  Please review requirements carefully by clicking here for the ADN program information sheet. 

Applications are only available January 28- February 16, 2016. 
Click here for application!

A note from our Director of Nursing:  Please be aware- You have the option of mailing your application with all if its components…….just be sure the envelope is time stamped for the 18th of Feb at 0900 ( or after) and once we receive it,  we will use the time stamp on the envelope in collaboration with those who hand us applications---- Who gets a position will be based on time stamp (hand in time or  time stamp on mail envelope), a complete application, and room in the class!   No need to camp out on the campus!!  Good luck!  


TEAS V Transcript Information: If you have taken your TEAS V exam on the campus of Napa Valley College, you do not need to order an additional transcript to be sent as we already have access to it.  Just include a paper copy with your application.

The Associate Degree Program in Nursing (ADN) is a four semester program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).

It is designed to prepare qualified individuals to practice nursing in entry-level positions.
Upon completion of the program, the student is awarded an Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) in Nursing and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN).
Opportunities are provided for advanced placement, transfer and challenge exam credit.

*Please note:  Health and Safety requirements have changed and are available by clicking hereYou will also find the link on the navagation bar.* 

*Announcement:  At this time, the Health Occupations Division does not have any VN/Paramedic to ADN bridge program and does not anticipate one in the near future 


If you are looking for a career as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), the Santa Rosa American Red Cross and the Napa Valley Adult Education School offer classes.


Janice Ankenmann, RN, MSN, CCRN, FNP-C
Director of Nursing



The Associates Degree in Nursing Program is accredited by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs.  The mailing address and contact number is:

Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA. 94244-2100
(916) 322-3350

Additional information regarding accreditation, including the process to file complaints, can be found at:


Non-Harassment Notice:

Napa Valley College does not tolerate harassment based on race, color, or national origin, including status as a non-native English speaker.  The college encourages any student who believes he or she has been subjected to such harassment to report the harassment to the college’s Dean of Human Resources.  In addition, college employees are obligated to report alleged, suspected or known harassment to the Dean of Human Resources.  Reports may be submitted to the Dean of Human Resources, in Room 1544.  The Dean may also be reached by phone at 256-7100.   Reports must be filed within one year of the date of the alleged unlawful discrimination or within one year of the date on which the complainant knew or should have known the facts underlying the allegation of unlawful discrimination.  The college will conduct a prompt investigation of any reports of harassment. 


Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog.  The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Dr. Ronald Kraft, Superintendent/President, Napa Valley College (Phone: 707-256-7160).  The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).