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The Nursing and Allied Health Division at WNC offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) in Nursing and courses in Laboratory Technician (LTE). The mission of the division is to prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and/or to provide them with the knowledge they need for their careers.

Health Science Pathways

 Many of our clinical sites require students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as well as Influenza during the flu season (Oct 1 May 31) in order to be on-site at their clinical organizations. Exemptions are at the discretion of the clinical site organizations.

Enrollment Process

Please note that the process for enrolling in LTE classes may take up to four weeks to complete due to immunization and other requirements. Please begin the enrollment process early.

Nursing program classes are conducted at both the Carson City and Fallon campuses.

  • Choose and print the appropriate Immunization Checklist below for the class you want to take.

Health Insurance

Students enrolled in the following courses/programs are required to carry major medical health insurance:

  • Associate Degree Nursing Program:For more information about admission into the nursing program, visit the Nursing Program Degree page
  • LTE 101 Fundamental Phlebotomy
  • LTE 102 Applied Phlebotomy

It is the responsibility of the student to maintain major medical insurance while enrolled in these courses/program. The students failure to maintain major medical health insurance while enrolled in these courses/program will result in the students administrative dismissal from the course/program. Immunizations must be kept up to date.

Immunization Checklists

Laboratory Technician (LTE) Immunization Checklist and Documents


Outcomes Data

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

2017 92.5%
2018 92.6%
2019 88.4%
2020 98%
2021 92%
2022 90%
2023 100%

Program Completion Rates (Within 6 Semesters)

2017 97.9%
2018 97.5%
2019 95.8%
2020 98.1%
2021 96%
2022 99%
2023 92%

Job Placement Rates

2017 97.2%
2018 97.5%
2019 100%
2020 92%
2021 98%
2022 100%
2023 100%

The Associate Degree of Nursing program at Western Nevada College meets the state education requirements for a registered nursing license in the state of Nevada. Western Nevada College has not determined if the Associate Degree of Nursing program at Western Nevada College meets the state education requirements in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia.

Nevada Nurse Practice Act


The WNC nursing program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing is located at:

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000

Contact Us

Nursing and Allied Health
Cedar Building, Room 101
2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703