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Have you graduated from our Vocational Nursing program? Would you like to strengthen your skills and pursue a more advanced career in the nursing field? High Desert Medical College offers a Vocational Nursing Associate of Applied Science Degree (VNAAS) program.
Whether you have completed our Vocational Nursing Certificate program, are on your way to completing it, or want to start the Vocational Nursing AAS program from the beginning, we can help. Build on your Vocational Nursing diploma by adding General Education and science courses – 100% online.
The VNAAS program is designed to enable students to develop enhanced critical thinking skills, greater scientific knowledge, and quality verbal/written communication skills, becoming more well rounded professionals and more qualified job candidates.
The VNAAS program has a hybrid-online format, combining theory coursework, hands-on training, and an externship in order to provide students with critical real-world experience. The AAS portion of the program is 48 weeks in length, for a total VN AAS program length of 104 weeks. The AAS degree program builds on the Vocational Nursing diploma by adding General Education and science courses which are offered online.
Graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science, Vocational Nursing degree.
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