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The Nursing program provides a comprehensive education that will help you launch a career in health care. The program’s innovative approach to nursing education is designed to help you succeed as a professional in the health care area of your choice.

The program features small class sizes, state-of-the-art learning labs, and clinical experiences in a variety of health care settings.



Lake Washington Institute of Technology has achieved Candidate status with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Ste. 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. (404) 975-5000 or



Nursing Assistant Certification Class
April 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
June 22, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
September 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
December 21, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
March 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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 Pinning Ceremony

The Pinning Ceremony is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession.

Location: West Building, W404

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Friday, March 18, 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

degrees and certificates

Nursing Associate of Applied Science Transfer Degree

The Nursing AAS-T degree prepares students who are highly educated, technically advanced, competent and caring individuals to practice professional nursing in a variety of settings and participate in lifelong learning. In addition, it may prepare students interested in pursuing a degree at the baccalaureate level.

Graduates of the program are eligible to take the examination for licensure as a registered nurse (NCLEX-RN). Minimum admission requirements: Completion of application for admission to the nursing program, minimum GPA 3.0, TEAS test results, 2 professional recommendations.

The program is currently offered as full-time program and takes six quarters to complete, depending on the progress of the student.

Nursing Assistant Certificate

The Nursing Assistant Program prepares students for employment as Nursing Assistants in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare agencies. Additionally, this program prepares students for continuation on into practical or registered nurse programs. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the certification examination to become a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Associate in Pre-Nursing DTA/MRP

The Associate in Pre-Nursing DTA/MRP pathway offers a broad selection of academic courses which prepare students for upper division coursework leading to the Bachelor of Science, Nursing Degree (Entry-to-practice/basic BSN). Pre-nursing graduates are prepared to apply to BSN programs at various institutions across Washington state including the following baccalaureate institutions offering an entry-to-practice/basic BSN program and the community and technical colleges system.


Gainful Employment

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE Programs.


Selective Admission

Kirkland Campus

(425) 739-8300
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034



Admission to the Nursing AAS-T program is different from admission to other college programs because students are selected on a competitive basis. This program has additional application and qualification requirements with application deadlines unique to the program.

Kirkland Campus Information Sessions

Spring and Summer Quarters 2016

March 15, 2016

April 12, 2016

May, 3 2016 CANCELED

June 7, 2016

August 23, 2016

No sessions will be held in July 2016

Kirkland Campus
West 204F
5:00 - 6:00 PM
No RSVP required
Admissions and application specific.


Drop in Advising Hours

Drop in advising for pre-allied health students will be available on Mondays from 12-3pm in West 207.  Students must have an LWTECH student number, meetings are first come first serve and are for up to 15 minutes.

Specialized advising  via online live chat is also available before applying to the Nursing AAS-T program (individualized Pre-Allied Health Advising online). Please view an online information session for the Nursing program before registering or attend a campus information session listed above. This builds an information foundation that assists in better advising. Register for Pre-Allied Health Advising

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When offline, leave us a message with your Nursing admissions/application related questions.

Fall  2016 Application Deadline July 1, 2016

New Application-RN Admissions for Working LPNs

When space becomes available in the RN program, current LPNs have an opportunity to join the program. eligible students will be contacted by the admissions office in the event of available space and offered a position in the program.  LWTECH cannot guarantee  space in any given quarter.  Applications are required to ensure candidates meet minimum admission criteria.  there is no deadline to submit application materials. 

RN Admissions for Working LPNs 2016