Vocational Nurse / Vocational Nursing


Are you dreaming of a career serving physicians, RNs and their patients? Are you searching for LVN programs? Concorde can help you begin a career as a vocational nurse through hands-on, clinical training that can prepare you to transition directly to a real-world career in health care.

Achieve your dreams

If you’ve been searching for LVN schools, Concorde can help you achieve your career aspirations while also serving your family and community through your dedicated service to improving health care in your community.

Career-driven curriculum

The vocational nurse training at Concorde emphasizes real-world coursework that helps equip you from day one to serve effectively in a variety of health care settings. Once the program is completed, qualified graduates may sit for the NCLEX-PN exam to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.

Career outlook*

LVN jobs are projected to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 12 percent. This field is forecast to continue its growth because of an aging generation of baby boomers. Find out more about what a career in vocational nursing looks like.
*Source: BLS.gov 2016-2026

Financial aid

Concorde Career College wants to serve your success. Part of our commitment to you is ensuring you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in determining your eligibility for and pursuing financial aid resources. Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and scholarship programs are also offered by Concorde for those who qualify.

Join our family

If you’re interested in LVN training, then take the first step and learn more about how to get started earning our vocational nursing diploma, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

*Program length varies by location

Classroom-to-career skills training

Vocational nursing classes can prepare you comprehensively through emphasis on the following skills and knowledge:

  • Preventive nursing care
  • Therapeutic nursing care
  • Rehabilitative nursing care
  • Restorative nursing care
  • Nursing interventions

Where can LVNs work?

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospice agencies
  • Residential care facilities


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between LPN and LVN?

These are the same job roles. The biggest difference between these two programs are the name.  Both LVNs and LPNs work under RNs and doctors, and prepare you to take the NCLEX-PN examination to gain licensure. Concorde offers LPN career training as well through our PN diploma program.

How long is the VN program?

You can complete the vocational nurse program in as few as 13 months. However, program length can vary by campus. Please check with an admissions advisor for program length information.

When does the vocational nurse program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the vocational nurse career outlook?

According to BLS.gov, this job field is expected to grow by 12 percent through 2026. As the health care needs of baby boomers increase, the continuing need for LVNs is expected to rise. For more information on career profiles, click here.

Why should I become a vocational nurse?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you nurture the health of others on a daily basis. You can achieve your dreams of serving a critical role on the front lines of patient care in a variety of job settings.

Does Concorde offer vocational nursing externships?

Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s vocational nurse programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?