Can I get Financial Aid at Hallmark University?

Yes. Hallmark University is approved for federal financial aid, scholarships, and U.S. veterans benefits.

Are you accredited?

Yes, Hallmark is accredited through the ACCSC(Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges).

How long are your class semesters/terms?

Our terms are 8 weeks long. This allows us to have 6 terms a year so there is no need to wait to apply.

Is Hallmark a 2 year or 4 year University?

We offer associate, bachelor, and master level degrees. We are not a trade school and we offer degrees which are found at both 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities. The biggest difference is that our degrees can be completed in nearly half the time of traditional universities.

VocationalNursing Program

Hallmark University’s Vocational Nursing Program equips you with essential entry-level skills for patient care across all stages of life, addressing commonly encountered, predictable health requirements within diverse healthcare environments. In as little as 12-months, you will acquire the competence to deliver nursing care under the guidance of physicians and/or registered nurses.

Nursing Student for VN Program
12
Month Program

No
Prerequisites Required

Multiple
Starts a year

Clinicals
with some of

San Antonio's Best Hospitals

Next Class Start:
CHANGING EDUCATION BY MAKING IT AFFORDABLE

Our commitment to changing education does not end at innovative programs and student experience. We are committed to making education affordable by offering programs at a competitive tuition cost with a unique value proposition ā€“Ā spend less time in school, and more time making money.

Tuition Costs

Cost Per Credit HourTotal Credit HoursLab Fee (Per Term)Technology Fee (Per Term)
$47548$0$125

*Tuition does not include any additional fees

Financial Assistance

Financial aid is available.

Hallmark University is approved for federal financial aid, scholarships, and U.S. veterans benefits.

Learn more about financial options at Hallmark University.

Admissions Procedure

The competitive selection process is designed to give all qualified applicants an opportunity to be a member of the class while ranking the individuals that have the best potential for success. Initially, each applicant is interviewed by an admissions representative, provided detailed information about the program and screened regarding their qualifications for the nursing program.

Medical students walking through corridor at the university for #1 NCLEX First-Time Pass Rate in San Antonio
Admissions Requirements
General
  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
  • Official Transcripts
  • Drug Test
  • Physical Exam
  • Begin Background Check*/ Blue Card(Fast Pass)
  • Updated Immunizations*
  • Health Insurance*
  • CPR Certification*
Program Outline

Our Vocational Nursing program is meticulously designed to equip students with the requisite knowledge and skills needed for entry-level licensed vocational nurse positions across a wide spectrum of healthcare settings, including medical offices, clinics, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, and various healthcare environments.

As part of this program, vocational nursing students cultivate a comprehensive understanding and proficiency in delivering direct patient care while working under the guidance of physicians, dentists, or registered nurses (RNs) within diverse healthcare settings. These settings encompass hospitals, extended convalescent care facilities, and home health agencies. Vocational nursing students receive comprehensive training in direct patient care, assessment techniques, diagnostic measurements, procedural expertise, and treatment methodologies.

Nurse practicing in simulation lab
Courses
  • Vocational Nursing
    Term 1
    Course #Course Title
    BIOL 2401

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    This course is designed to teach students about the structure and function of the human body, emphasizing an introduction to anatomy and physiology; biological chemistry organization; cellular biology; tissue levels; bone structures; and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems.

    MDCA 1313

    Medical Terminology

    This course is an introduction to the study of word origin and structure through the parts of medical terms: prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols, surgical procedures, medical specialties, and diagnostic procedures. Instruction is given in the practical application of a medical vocabulary system and introduction to operative, diagnostic, therapeutic and symptomatic terminology of all body systems as well as systemic and surgical terminology.

    Term 2
    Course #Course Title
    VNSG 1711

    Nursing Fundamentals

    Term 3
    Course #Course Title
    HPRS 1402

    Fundamentals of Pharmacology

    This course is designed to provide a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology for students entering health professions programs. The course provides students with an overview of pharmacology with an emphasis on its applications within the context of the physiological, psycho/social, cultural, and spiritual needs of patients. It explores indications, modes of action, effects, contraindications and interactions for selected drugs. Specific responsibilities related to drug administration are emphasized.
    Prerequisite: Grade of ā€œCā€ or better in BSN2510 and HPRS1425, concurrent registration with HPRS1337

    VNSG 1610

    Medical - Surgical I

    Term 4
    Course #Course Title
    VNSG 1620

    Medical - Surgical II

    VNSG 1311

    Mental Health

    Term 5
    Course #Course Title
    VNSG 1412

    Maternal/Newborn

    VNSG 1413

    Pediatrics

    Term 6
    Course #Course Title
    VNSG 1420

    Leadership & Transition

    VNSG 1250

    Capstone/NCLEX Prep

Can I get Financial Aid at Hallmark University?

Yes. Hallmark University is approved for federal financial aid, scholarships, and U.S. veterans benefits.

Are you accredited?

Yes, Hallmark is accredited through the ACCSC(Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges).

How long are your class semesters/terms?

Our terms are 8 weeks long. This allows us to have 6 terms a year so there is no need to wait to apply.

Is Hallmark a 2 year or 4 year University?

We offer associate, bachelor, and master level degrees. We are not a trade school and we offer degrees which are found at both 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities. The biggest difference is that our degrees can be completed in nearly half the time of traditional universities.