Your application process will vary depending on the program you're applying to and your particular pathway into NCNA. Before you apply, review the steps you need to take and the requirements you need to meet to ensure a smooth and successful application.

Have a question? Contact us at 650-992-NCNA (6262) or send us an email to [email protected]. Alternatively, you can set up an appointment with us and we are happy to help you.


Find your program

Find your program

NCNA offers different healthcare programs depending on your needs. Find the program that's the best fit for you.

Not sure which program to take? Our Admission Counselor can help point you in the right direction. You can also give us a call at 650-992-NCNA (6262) or send us an email to [email protected] and we can help you with next steps.


Check the admission requirements

Check the admission requirements

Admission requirements are displayed on each program page to help you find the requirements specific to your program of choice. Learn more about admission requirements at NCNA.


Apply online and pay the application fee

Apply Online

Applications to NCNA are made through Go to the "Register now" section to setup an appointment with one of our Admission Counselors. Upon confirmation, you'll need to pay a the registration fee online or by visiting the school.

You can click here to set up an appointment.


Submit your documents

Submit your document

You must be at least 18 years old at the start of the program and speak, write and understand English.

You must provide a proof that you're at least a high school graduate or completed GED.

You must provide (1) valid government-issued ID and possess or in the process of obtaining a Tax ID # or Social Security # at the time of application.

If you're applying for NATP and VN Clinical Training: You must submit a proof of good health and you will be required to undergo physical exam prior to the start of clinical training.


Interviewing Process

Interviewing Process

Once NCNA receives your application, our Admissions Counselor will call you for an interview based on the date and time you have indicated on the registration.

During the interview, you may also discuss financing options.


Accept your offer

Accept your offer

NCNA begins sending out offers of admission before the start of each program. Offers of admission to programs with additional admission requirements (e.g., health declarations, certificate, etc.) are issued earlier to give you time to prepare.

Once your application has been approved, you will be receiving your account credentials that you can use to access the NCNA Portal.