Nursing Degrees in California

Registered Nursing, Vocational Nursing, and Nursing Assistant Programs

Mission College facilitates nursing degree programs in Santa Clara, California.

For nursing programs Application Date & Deadline see Program Deadlines below.

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Health Occupations Requirements and Program Maps

Learn more about our Nursing degrees and certificates.


Nursing Events
Program Deadlines
Program Cohort Open Closed
Registered Nursing Summer 2024
  • Monday, March 4, 2024 @ 10 am.m
  • Friday, March 29, 2024 @ 4 p.m.
Vocational Nursing
(more info)
Fall 2024
  • Monday, March 4, 2024 @ 10 a.m.
  • Friday, March 29, 2024 @ 4 p.m.
Nursing Assistant CLOSED Spring 2024
  • September 18, 2023 @ 10 a.m.
  • October 18, 2023 @ 4 p.m.
Nursing Assistant (more info) Summer 2024
  • February 12, 2024 @ 10 a.m.
  • March 11, 2024 @ 4 p.m.

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LVN to RN Degree

Earn an RN degree in Mission's LVN to RN Bridge program. LVN to RN.

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Vocational Nursing

Become a Licensed Vocational Nurse in our VN program. VN Program.

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Nursing Assistant

Become a Certified Nursing Assistant in our CNA program. Nursing Assistant.

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Community Health Worker

Fight health inequality in underserved communities. Community Health.

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Pharmacy Tech

Become a Pharmacy Tech with hands-on clinical training. Pharmacy Technician.

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Student Veterans

Are you a veteran? If you've have held Military Health Care Occupations, choose between two acceptance options in our Health Occupations Programs. We also offer many resources for student veterans through our VALOR Center.

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EMT Training

We offer a one-day course CPR course for EMTs in training. The eight-unit sequence of three EMT courses prepare you for EMT certification in California. Learn more about our CPR course.

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Nursing Instructors Wanted

We are always looking for nursing faculty. Learn more about opportunities in our program.