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.    

Soldier's Home in Massachusetts

Soldier's Home in Massachusetts


91 Crest Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150

Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical School

Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical School


Old Muggett Hill Road
Charlton, MA 01507
(508) 248-5971

Assabet Valley Regional Technical School

Assabet Valley Regional Technical School


215 Fitchburg St
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 485-9430

Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District

Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District


65 Pleasant St
Upton, MA 01568
(508) 529-7758 x3122

Berkshire Community College

Berkshire Community College


1350 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-4660

Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School

Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School


940 County Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(508) 823-5151

Blue Hills Regional Technical School

Blue Hills Regional Technical School


800 Randolph St
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 828-5800 x229

Diman Regional Technical Institute

Diman Regional Technical Institute


251 Stonehaven Rd
Fall River, MA 02723
(508) 672-2970 x22

Greater Lowell Technical School

Greater Lowell Technical School


250 Pawtucket Blvd
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
(978) 441-4870

Charles H McCann Technical School

Charles H McCann Technical School


70 Hodges Cross Rd
North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 663-5383 x181

Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College


One College Dr
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 775-1000

Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School

Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School


1050 Westminster Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 345-9200

Holyoke Community College

Holyoke Community College


303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 552-2000

Salter College-West Boylston

Salter College-West Boylston


184 West Boylston Suite # 1
West Boylston, MA 01583
(774) 261-1500

Massachusetts Bay Community College

Massachusetts Bay Community College


50 Oakland St
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
(781) 239-3000

Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing

Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing


100 Cook St
Billerica, MA 01821
(978) 667-2111

Medical Professional Institute

Medical Professional Institute


380-388 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 397-6822

Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School

Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School


250 Foundry Street
South Easton, MA 02375
(508) 230-1200

Mount Wachusett Community College

Mount Wachusett Community College


444 Green St
Gardner, MA 01440
(978) 632-6600

Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School

Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School


147 Pond St
Franklin, MA 02038
(508) 528-5400

North Shore Community College

North Shore Community College


1 Ferncroft Rd
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 762-4000 x4350

Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College


100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
(978) 556-3000

Quincy College

Quincy College


1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
(800) 698-1700

Quinsigamond Community College

Quinsigamond Community College


670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
(508) 853-2300

Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Community College


1234 Columbus Ave
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
(617) 427-0060

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School


220 Sandwich Road
Bourne, MA 02532
(508) 759-7711 x285

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