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As specified on page 19 of the 2012-16 Institutional Participation Agreement, under California Education Code Section 69432.7(l)(2)(A), institutions must provide an access point for prospective and current students to view the institution's license examination passage rates. Passage rates provided must be for the most recent available year and be for graduates of its undergraduate programs leading to employment for which passage of a California licensing examination is required, if that data is electronically available through the internet Web site of the licensing agency.

Health Sciences

Nursing, Registered

Attention Prospective Applicants to the Registered Nursing Program:

The Registered Nursing Program has a substantial waitlist of qualified students who have applied for admission to the program. New applications will be accepted beginning on Monday, May 11 through Tuesday, May 26, 2015. The beginning and ending dates of this application period are firm and no exceptions will be made for any reason. Qualified students who apply during this period will be added to the waitlist in the order of the date of submission of their application. Typically, applicants may be on the waitlist for up to three years before entering their first semester of the Registered Nursing Program.

Before applying for admission to the Registered Nursing Program, students must complete all prerequisite courses with a grade of "C" or better. These courses cannot be in progress or planned for a future term, but must be completed and appear on an official transcript.

Please read and follow very carefully the detailed Registered Nursing Application Steps, which includes information on where and when to apply in person. Applications that are incomplete in any way or submitted without required official transcripts will be rejected and the applicant will have to wait until the next application period to re-apply.

For additional information, contact the School of Health Sciences at (707) 864-7108 or email @

The Registered Nursing Program at Solano Community College is a 2-year Associate Degree Program fully accredited by the State Board of Registered Nursing and is subject to its regulations regarding the education and training of nurses. Successful completion of the program qualifies the student to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse. The practice of nursing requires knowledge of the biological, behavioral, and physical sciences, as well as knowledge of, and the ability to speak, to read, and to write the English language proficiently. This program follows the policy of non-discrimination set forth by the Governing Board of Solano Community College.

AS Degree
• Nursing, Registered

Career Mobility

Attention Prosepective LVN-RN Career Mobility Applicants

The LVN to RN Career Mobility Program is currently accepting applications in the Solano Community College Counseling Department (Building 400). All applicants MUST present a CURRENT CALIFORNIA LVN LICENSE AND a photo ID, PLUS official transcripts (with final grades) in sealed, unopened envelopes from ALL colleges or universities ever attended (other than Solano Community College). For complete information on how to apply, please refer to the LVN to RN Application and Referral Instructions link below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please refer to the link for PARKING for detailed information about parking while submitting your application. Visitors to the campus who will be staying longer than 30 minutes must buy a PERMIT, or risk getting a ticket.

Effective October 16, 2013, ALL applicants SHOULD have attended a Registered Nursing Information Workshop. NOTE: No applications will be accepted at any workshop.

For additional information: Contact the School of Health Sciences Office at (707) 864-7108 or by email @

The Career Mobility Program at Solano Community College provides an opportunity for qualified licensed vocational nurses to be admitted with advanced placement into the Registered Nursing program. This program is designed to prepare technically competent nurses for service in the community. The curriculum includes study in general education, biophysical and social science courses. Principles derived from academic study are applied to the practice of nursing. The nursing major is comprised of lecture-discussion classes on campus and client care laboratory experience in agencies within the community. Nursing preparation includes the care of adults and children in medical, surgical, psychiatric and community settings. This program is accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

AS Degree Job-Direct Program
• Nursing - Career Mobility • Certified Nursing Assistant
• Emergency Medical Technician I


Physical Education

This program offers students activity curriculum, technical skills, and professional development courses to develop fitness or to prepare students for transfer in various fields, including physical education.

AS Degree
• Physical Education

Kinesiology for Transfer

Successful completion of the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer degree prepares students to transfer into the CSU system and work in the sub-fields of Kinesiology. Students will learn about human functioning during sport and exercise, how exercise science and biomechanics is integrated into exercise program development, and observation and assessment of human performance.

AS-T Degree
• Kinesiology for Transfer

Sports Medicine/Fitness Science – (Transfer)

Designed to allow students to transfer into baccalaureate programs in Physical Education or related areas with a Sports Medicine emphasis. The broad field of Sports Medicine/Fitness Science includes post-baccalaureate employment opportunities in teaching, athletic training, physical therapy, sports rehabilitation, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning, sports orthopedics, sports podiatry, sports psychology, cardiac rehabilitation, EKG technician, and fitness technician.

AS Degree Job-Direct Program
• Sports Medicine/Fitness Science – (Transfer) • Fitness Professional Job-Direct Certificate