About Nursing Education at SPC
Join this rewarding, responsible, and high demand occupation; earn a certificate in Vocational Nursing from St. Philip’s College! You’ll face your career challenges with a background in biological, social, and physical sciences and nursing education. With experiences in a variety of healthcare settings, you will be ready to bring quality care to all of your patients.
All applicants must be pretested (Board of Nursing Rule 214.8-c4). No exceptions to pretest requirements will be granted to applicants with previous college credit or college degrees. This program only accepts the ATI TEAS V assessment (Nursing) test within 1 year from date of examination. Applicants must take the TEAS V assessment (nursing) and submit scores to St. Philip’s College Vocational Nursing Program by the application deadline.
The Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) V assessment (Nursing) is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, essential math, basic science, and English and language usage.
The objectives assessed on the TEAS V (Nursing) are those which nurse educators deem the most appropriate and relevant to measure entry-level skills and abilities of nursing program applicants.
This allows St. Philip's College to have the pertinent information needed to make normative comparisons.
Information on the TEAS V (Nursing) assessment test, how to prepare and where to take the test can be found at:
Please call the department to check for application availability. For more information, call (210) 486-2055
To pick up an application, you must bring the following items to nursing department located in CHP 100:
- Printout of SOATEST results (from testing center) within the last 5 years
- SZATXSI form that indicate you are at College Ready level/TSI complete in all 3 areas of math, reading, and English (obtain from campus testing center)
- Proof of having a minimum of 2.5 GPA (an unofficial ACES printout will suffice)
The application must be picked up in person from the Nursing Education Department.
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