The LWTech nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Theory classes are offered Monday through Friday. Clinical practicums are held various days of the week to include weekends. Days, evenings and night shifts are utilized. Check the Class Schedule for exact dates and times.
Face-to-face. Lecture: 1:24, Lab: 1:12, and Clinical Practicums: 1:8.
One can get a job as a nurse in a variety of settings, including but not limited to office, hospital, long term care, home health, and school nurse jobs.
No, but most hospitals will require a graduates to complete a residency before starting work full time.
Possess a desire to be of service to others and to be involved in a profession that facilitates healing using the scientific based nursing process.
The successful student also has an interest in the whole body, physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. The committed student is curious about providing care for the whole person. These students strive to be open minded, creative, and dedicated.
Uniforms, nursing tools, and a computer.
See Estimated costs by programs page.
Yes. You will undergo a background check for the program. This is your access to clinical facilities. If you don't pass the background, you will not be able to complete the program of study.
Washington State Department of Health does background check prior to issuing license. Their website gives a list of felonies and misdemeanors that are not acceptable for licensure. It is the student's responsibility to follow up with the Department of Health.
As of Winter 2020, the admission process for the Nursing AAS-T no longer includes an essay.
Just put the name of the school you attended.
Fill out the free online general enrollment application for LWTech. We will email you the number in 2-3 business days. It is free to get the Student ID#.
Your LWTech email is usually your email@example.com but yes, we will check before we email you to let you know you got in to the program or did not get in.
LWTech's Enrollment and Registration offices close at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. We stay open until 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
There are no limits to how many times you can apply to the Nursing program.
You must email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about why you were not admitted into the Nursing program. Give them one to two weeks respond. They can review your points to see if there is something you can improve, should you want to try to apply again. The average number of applicants is 160 and only 24 students will be admitted into the program. You can be a great candidate, but still not get in.
It will be a mix of morning and afternoon hours. This is considered a full-time program.
No. As of Fall 2019, the Nursing AAS-T admission application no longer requires letters of recomendation.
There is no waitlist. If you do not get in, you may try again at a later date by reapplying.
$90 if you take it at LWTech.
Go to the LWTech Assessment page and fill out the web form to schedule your TEAS test.
Yes, you can take it at other colleges and/or testing centers that offer the test. In addition to the cost of the test at the other test centers, you will need to pay a fee (approximately $27) to have the results transferred to LWTech. Go to the ATI site and order your TEAS transcript to be sent to the LWTech database .
You can find general study guides online or at the LWTech Bookstore.
The TEAS score is valid for two years.
30 days after you took your TEAS for the first time; 365 days after the second time.
Call and check with Enrollment Services at (425)739-8100 x8104.
We do not have a chart. Email Advising@lwtech.edu or call (425) 739-8300 to make an advising appointment so you can have them review your transcripts for equivalencies. Another option is to have your former college send LWTech official transcripts and run a degree audit 2-4 weeks later to check what classes can transfer. If you are in disagreement or have a question, please email email@example.com.
We will count the highest grade.
Yes, if you supplied both, we will email you at both email addresses.
You can submit your application first and check with Selective Admissions/Enrollment and Registration at a later time for your transcript. Selective Admissions will evaluate what you have, but they will not call or follow up with you about your transcript. If the transcript does not arrive at the time we are sending out results; your application will be considered incomplete.
Completion of at least 90 college level quarter credits at a regionally accredited institution (or international equivalent) with a minimum of 5 credits each in: Written Communication, Quantitative or Symbolic Reasoning, and Social Science.
Biology and Chemistry are valid for 10 years.
No, you need to have notice that you actually passed the exam before you turn in your Nursing application. You can submit a photocopy of the Department of Health where it states you passed (if that happened before the deadline), but if you do get selected and then cannot show proof of the actual license at that time, you will not be able to join the Nursing cohort.
No. The licenses we are accepting at this time and they are listed on the application include:
We are not accepting Registered Medical Assistant licenses.
You will need a Student ID# to do this.
Avg. WA State Salary $82,871/yr
People Employed in WA 55,995
Avg. Wage in King County $41/hr
To be eligible for employment, graduates must also take and pass the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX).
Avg. WA State Salary $30,889/yr
People Employed in WA 29,330
Avg. Wage in King County $16/hr
To be eligible for employment, graduates must also take and pass the National Nurse Aid Assessment Program (NNAAP) State Exam.
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Fri, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sat, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.