The LWTech nursing education program is fully accredited by 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: 1:8, 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.
The essay portion of the application is by-invitation only for the top 50 scoring applicants.
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.
The application is due by 10 p.m. on the published deadline.
There is no limit to how many times a student can apply to the 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.
There is no waitlist. If you do not get in, you may try again at a later date by reapplying.
Call and check with Enrollment Services at (425)739-8100 x8104.
Advisors cannot guarantee that a course from another institution will count towards the pre-requisites for a competitive admission program.
ALL students must submit an official transcript to the college for evaluation to receive official confirmation that the course they are transferring in meets the requirements.
Evaluation results will be available 2-4 weeks after the receipt of official transcripts. The total number of credits transferred in and the institution from which the credits were transferred will be posted to your LWTech transcript.
We will count the highest grade.
Please report the highest grade on your application.
Yes, if you supplied both, we will email you at both email addresses.
You can submit your application first and send your transcript as soon as possible afterward. Selective Admissions will evaluate what you have, but they will not call you or follow up with you about your transcript. All transcripts must be received by the application deadline to be considered.
Science courses have a 7 year time limit from the application deadline. Non-science courses do not have a time limit.
You are strongly encouraged to review the Nursing Advising webpage in depth and to watch the recorded information session. If you have additional questions, you may email Advising@lwtech.edu or attend drop-in advising hours posted on the advising webpage.
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-Thurs, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, Closed to the public