Welcome to Rio Hondo College and the Division of Health Science and Nursing. This truly is an exciting time to be involved in health care. Many changes are occurring within the health care industry. Nursing, as a profession, offers a wide range of opportunities and specialties. We strive to meet the needs, aspirations, and goals of our nursing students so they can be better prepared to serve the needs of the community. The Division of Health Sciences and Nursing offers two different nursing programs, Associate Degree Nursing Program, and Vocational Nursing Program. The Division also offers three career certificates: Nursing Assistant Pre-Certification course, Acute Care CNA, and Home Health Aide. The ADN, VN, Nursing Assistant Pre-Certification(CNA), and Career Certificate courses all have exceptional pass rates on national exams and or state certification exams. Click here> for Office Hours
As of August 31, 2016, the ATI TEAS V will no longer be accepted
Nursing Information Sessions for Fa’16 & Sp’17
Fall 2016 Dates: DEC. 6th
Spring 2017 Dates: FEB. 7th, 14th, 28th, MAR. 7th, 14th, 21st, APR. 4th & 18th
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Information Sessions are held on Tuesdays. Reservations are not required. Please contact 562-908-3421, for more information. Click here for Nursing Information Flyer
NEW APPLICATION PERIODS:
-CNA Application Period: Sept. 1st – Oct. 21st, for Spring Admission & Mar. 1st- Apr. 21st, for Fall Admission
CNA Applicants accepted must attend the MANDATORY Advisement Meeting: Schedule TBA
-VN Application Period: Sept. 1st – Sept. 30th, for Spring Admission
All ADN applicants must complete ATI TEAS Exam (new version) prior to submitting an application packet by deadline dates.
-LVN-ADN Application Period: Sept. 19th – Oct. 14th, for Spring Admission
-Generic ADN Application Period: Sept. 19th – Oct. 14th, for Spring Admission & Mar. 1st- Mar. 24th, for Summer Admission
ATTENTION: ATI TEAS Exam (new version)
ATI TEAS Exam Schedule- Space is LIMITED! Contact the Health Science and Nursing Division to schedule your exam, at 562-463-3758 or 562-908-3421. You may also contact the ASSESSMENT CENTER at 562-463-7226, to check available ATI TEAS test dates and times.
Thursday- JAN. 12, 2017 12:30pm-4:30pm
Friday- JAN. 13, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm
Thursday- JAN. 19, 2017 12:30pm-4:30pm
Friday- JAN. 20, 2017 8:30am-12:30pm
Congratulations- to Rio Hondo ADN Alumni for achieving your BSN and continuing education. To learn more about BSN collaborative click on Advanced Nursing Tracks in Menu Bar.
– Rio Hondo ADN Program curriculum changes are in development. Look for our new 4-semester program coming soon.
Admissions Process & Requirements