LPN Programs in Massachusetts
Massachusetts has 26 colleges that offer affordable LPN programs which can allow you to earn a Practical Nursing certificate. Here are some community colleges that you can look into –
Berkshire Community College
BCC was established in 1960 and is a two-year community college in Pittsfield. Its main campus is sprawling across a 180-acre area and they also have a satellite facility in Great Barrington.
The Practical Nursing program can be taken in ten months (approximately 40 weeks) of full-time studying. To earn a certificate, you must be able to complete the 48 program credits and some additional requirements.
Greenfield Community College
GCC is a two-year community college that was established in 1962. Yearly enrollment is recorded at 3,000 students. It will do you good to study in this college because it is a member of the Massachusetts Higher Education system.
The Practical Nursing program provides a certificate upon completion of 42 credits. This 10-month curriculum trains students to become respectable LPNs that work in different healthcare facilities. This school guarantees small class sizes that are held in real-world settings and a low faculty to student ratio.
Northern Essex Community College
Also referred to as NECC or Necco, it is a co-educational community college that has two campuses – one each in Lawrence and Haverhill. This was established in the year 1965 and has since then admitted thousands of students. These days, there are more than 6,000 enrollees annually.
NECC’s Certificate in Practical Nursing prepares students to gain knowledge and skills in nursing practice. As a PN student, you will participate in classroom discussions, clinical experiences and lab practice. The program is approved by the MA Board of Registration in Nursing as it is accredited by the NLNAC.