Update (September 20, 2021):

Enrollment Selection Process:  Students are selected from the wait list.  Acceptance and Alternate emails will be sent in mid-October/early November 2021.

LVN Wait List Confirmation Emails will be sent in February/March 2022.  Make sure to check email and spam folder.

New Applications:  New applications are not being accepted at this time due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Application Process Update:  No new update is planned.  Check back in January 2022.

For students interested in applying to the Vocational Nursing (LVN) program, follow these steps:

Step 1

Read entire Vocational Nursing Application Handbook, CAREFULLY.  Outdated applications/forms will NOT be accepted!  Applications are revised periodically and have a "revised [Month, YEAR]" footer. 

Step 2

Request from other schools, if applicable Official Transcripts to ensure course equivalency.

  • It is the applicant's responsibility to obtain a copy of course descriptions or college catalogs, descriping courses completed at other colleges to assist in establishing equivalencies.

Step 3

If necessary, contact (209) 381-6478 or email ecounselor@mccd.edu to make an appointment to see an Allied Health Counselor.  Bring with you to that appointment:

  1. LVN Application HB
  2. Transcript(s)
  3. Copy of your HS Diploma or High School Transcript or GED or Equivalent
  4. Other college catalogs, course descriptions
  5. Foreign transcripts - Formal Evaluation
  6. Military Credits

Step 4

After you have met with an Allied Health Counselor (if applicable), prepare and submit a COMPLETED application to the Allied Health Division Office (room 126) .   Mailed applications will not be accepted.  Application forms are contained in the back of the Program's  Application handbook (link above).


Update 2/2/2021 - You can now print your Merced College Unofficial Transcript from your student portal. Instructions are found here.  For assistance obtaining obtaining a copy of an Unofficial MC Transcript, email:  admissions@mccd.edu.

Application Tip

Read the Vocational Nursing Application Handbook carefully for an application submission checklist, about the student selection process and other important information.