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Vocational Nursing

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Vocational Nursing

Schreiner University’s Vocational Nursing program is a one year program, held from January to December. Students participating in the program will participate in all required coursework necessary to receive their VN certification.

  • Application
    • Students can apply at

      Apply Texas

      or the Schreiner University application:
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  • Application fee of $25
    • This can be paid online, over the phone, or by check.
  • Official high school transcripts or GED test scores
  • Two reference forms
    • These references should be completed by a current or former employer or person who can give a character and performance evaluation. This should NOT be a relative or friend.
  • Essay
    • This essay should include why the applicant wants to be a nurse, the steps the applicant is taking to make sure the one-year commitment to the VN program can be fulfilled, the applicant’s academic record from high school and/or college, and where the applicant hopes the education will lead them over the next 10 years.
  • Official college transcripts (if any)
  • An assessment in Math and English
    • This requirement can be met by submitting SAT, ACT, THEA (formally TASP), TSI or ACCUPLACER scores. It can also be waived by having college algebra and English from an accredited institution.
  • Interview
  • Drug testing
  • Background check

Find more details in the Vocational Nursing Handbook

  • January Start
    • September 1st

Been Accepted? Here are your next steps…

  • Complete your FAFSA or TAFSA
  • Complete your financial aid on Schreiner One
  • Set up a payment arrangements for any remaining balance
  • Obtain your Basic Life Support CPR certification
  • Submit immunization records and proof of health insurance
  • Attend orientation

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I confirm my items have been received?

Contact us at or by phone at . You will also receive an email with an application tracker that will show you what has and has not been received.

What is Schreiner One?

Schreiner One is the admission portal used for all admitted to current students. Once you are accepted, you will receive an email with your login credentials. Be sure to check your spam folder if you do not receive it right away.

I lost my Schreiner One login. How do I get in?

Email – We can resend your information to the email we have on file.

What test scores or GPA is needed in order to meet the Math and English standard?

A college GPA of a 2.0 or higher will exempt applicants from taking any test and will meet the Math and English standards. Required test scores can be found below:

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 – 350
  • 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

We would be happy to answer any of your questions!



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