Today’s health care focuses on preventing and treating a variety of illnesses, diseases and injuries. As the aging population continues to grow, more and more quality health care workers will be in demand. As key members of the health care force, there continues to be an increasing need for nurses. Nursing is a challenging and rewarding profession with many diverse career opportunities. It continues to be one of the most in-demand jobs in the United States with an above average projected growth rate (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Vincennes University offers a variety of options for those seeking to either enter the field of nursing or to continue their education as a nurse. The Practical Nursing Program offers a Certificate of Graduation, in which graduates will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in order to obtain licensure as an Licensed Practical Nurses; Two options for an Associate of Science in Nursing Program in which graduates will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in order to obtain licensure as Registered Nurses; as well as a RN to BSN Completion Concentration for registered nurses.
Our faculty provides a variety of teaching methods including lecture, laboratory experiences, and clinical experience. Students also have the opportunity to learn in our state of art simulation laboratory. The faculty have many years of experience as practicing nurses as well as being highly educated professors. We provide personal attention and small class sizes to help provide an innovative and excellent learning environment for our students.
All applicants for VU Nursing are strongly encouraged to visit the links below:
- Criminal History and Drug Screening Policy
- Essential Skills
- ASN Completion for LPN
- Nursing - Associate Degree
- Practical Nursing
- RN to BSN Option
Our programs are accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Professional Licensing Agency
Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204