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Vocational Nursing

VN students at hospital with patient

The Vocational Nurse plays an important role in today's health services by providing patient care to all age groups. Working under the direction of a physician or registered nurse, the Vocational Nurse is an important member of the health care team. Career opportunities are numerous for the Vocational Nurse as the health care field is rapidly expanding. The Schreiner University Vocational Nursing Program recognizes today's need for well-trained nurses and offers excellent career preparation.

Graduates of the Schreiner University Vocational Nursing Program are in great demand and receive excellent salaries. Each year our graduates are hired by leading hospitals and health care facilities. Most important, the personal and professional rewards are many in a field where good nursing skills are appreciated and recognized. Vocational nursing is a career worth going back to school for - if you are interested in a career of helping people, you owe it to yourself to look into the opportunities at Schreiner University. 

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VN Pass Rate:  Schreiner University LVN Pass Rate is 85% from 2011-2015


Submit the following to the Office of Admission a.s.a.p. (space is limited):

1. An application for admission to the SU Vocational Nursing Program

Schreiner Online Application

2. A non-refundable application fee of $25.00.
3. An official High School Transcript or G.E.D. scores.
4. Official College transcripts from all colleges attended (if applicable).
5. Two reference forms completed by an employer or person (other than a relative or friend) who could give a good character and performance evaluation.  Click for Reference Form Cover Letters

Entrance Exam Requirements for Vocational Nursing Applicants
Schreiner will no longer be offering the DET test. You may submit scores either from ACCUPLACR passing all sections or THEA (previously called the TASP), ACT with a score of at least 20 or SAT test with a score of at least 940. Remember if you have a college English and Math class with a 2.0 GPA, you may be exempt from taking any test.

Required scores you need on the ACCUPLACER:
• Reading Comprehension – 78
• Sentence Skills – 80
• Essay – 6
• Math – 75

Required scores you need on the TSI:
• Math - 356
• Reading - 355
• Writing* - Essay score of 5 and multiple choice of 350

• Composite Score 20

• 940 (before 1/1/2016)
• 1020 (after 1/1/2016)

The scores you need for the THEA is as follows:
• Math – 230
• Reading – 230
• Writing – 220/5

If you choose to take the ACCUPLACER you may call Alamo Colleges at 830-896-0049 to find out what you need to take the test on their campus. They are located here in Kerrville. They usually offer this test every Wednesday.

Once your file is completed, we will contact you to arrange an interview.


Brigitte Moseley Moseley, Brigitte
Instructor of Vocational Nursing
Office: Weir 112
(830) 792-7386  |
Vangie Martin Martin, Vangie
Instructor of Vocational Nursing
Office: Weir 105
(830) 792-7388  |
Loretta Moreno Moreno, Loretta
Vocational Nursing Program Coordinator
Instructor of Vocational Nursing
Office: Weir 114
(830) 792-7389  |