Cuesta College Nursing & Allied Health Division




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  San Luis Obispo Campus - (805) 546-3119

  Paso Robles Campus (805) 591-6200 ext. 4426   Campus Maps and Driving Directions


Parking permits are required and can be purchased for $2 at a ticket machine in  the parking lot

  Faculty & Staff                                                   Current Students

  Cuesta College Accreditation                       Prospective Students



                   Paramedic Program           


Applications  for admission to the year-long Paramedic Program beginning in August 2014,

are available here.

Click here for general information about the Cuesta College Central Coast Paramedic Program

For pre-requisite planning, call the Counseling Department at 805-546-3138 to ask about walk-in hours or to make an appointment.

            Psych Tech Program         


Applications for admission to the year-long

Psych Tech program beginning in Sept 2014

are available here

Deadline to apply is May 9, 2014 at 3PM

For Important Application Dates Click here

Program Eligibility and Assessment Testing Information:

Questions?  Contact the Psych Tech Program office DSH Atascadero at  805-468-3175; or  

                   RN Program               

Applications for Fall 2015 admission will be accepted OCTOBER 1 - 31, 2014 and will be posted here closer to the application period. 

Potential applicants should meet with a pre-nursing counselor to have their pre-requisite coursework evaluated for equivalency and have any additional questions about program requirements and eligibility answered.  Call Counseling at 805-546-3138 to make an appointment. 

There is no wait list for admission to the RN program. Admission for available seats  is offered to the highest scoring eligible applicants out of 100 possible multi-criteria points on the application.  Applicants not admitted need to reapply in a future application period.  To view the RN Admission Criteria and Point Allocation click here

                           LVN Program              

The next application for the LVN Program will be released in January 2015 for admission in August 2015.  Check back here for more information as this date get closer.  Click here for general LVN Program information and requirements. .


           Information Sessions         

Nursing Information Sessions for our RN, LVN and LVN to RN programs are offered once every fall and spring semester.  These sessions are intended to give an overview of the program requirements, pre-requisite coursework and the application process. The spring sessions have all taken place for this year.  If you missed them, click on the links below to access the PowerPoint pages, and check back on this site soon for fall dates. 



Click here for LVN to RN Information Session PowerPoint pages from the March, 2014 meeting


           Counseling Information       

             Cuesta College is committed to excellence

     in the education of nursing and healthcare professionals










  Programs and Certificate Courses We Offer:


NURSING                                           ALLIED HEALTH

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)                    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)           

Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN)            EMS Supplemental Courses  

 Registered Nursing (RN)                                    Medical Assisting  



                                                                                          Psychiatric Technician