Nursing Department

A Part-Time ADN Pre-Licensure Program is now available at COM! Please see the Fact Sheet for further details.

COM Nursing Program

The COM Nursing Program launched with Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program classes in 1972. The Vocational Nursing (VN) Program was established 35 years later in 2005.

  • The ADN Program prepares graduates to be registered nurses:
    • Full-Time Pre-Licensure Track (for students who are not licensed vocational nurses)
    • Part-Time Pre-Licensure Track (for students who are not licensed vocational nurses)
    • LVN-RN Transition Track (for students who are licensed vocational nurses)
  • The VN Program prepares graduates to be licensed vocational nurses.

Today the nursing programs boast graduates employed at facilities across the state including Texas Children’s Hospital, Clear Lake Regional Hospital, University of Texas-Medical Branch and Memorial Hermann.

COM Nursing Advantages

The COM Nursing Program helps each student succeed through:

  • Interactive labs
  • Faculty mentors for each student
  • Group and individual tutoring at no cost
  • Clinical rotations at state-of-the-art facilities

Student/Graduate Achievement Data

Program Licensure Exam Pass Rate Completion Rate Employment Rate
Associate Degree Nursing 93.18% (2017) 80% (2015) 97% (2015)
Vocational Nursing 94.44% (2017) 100% (2015)

Financial Aid

COM helps students complete their college education at a fraction of the cost of a university. For more information on scholarships, visit or call 409-933-8508.

For more information on financial aid, call 409-933-8274 or stop by the COM Financial Aid Office.

From a Student

“With nursing every day is going to be a new challenge. The instructors did a really good job of preparing us for reality.”

– Jessica Brown, COM graduate and pre-operative nurse, Bay Area Regional Medical Center

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