Prism Career Institute - Philadelphia

Prism Career Institute campuses in Philadelphia, Cherry Hill and W. Atlantic City are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).

Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Ave
Williamsport, PA 17701

Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701


Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology

Mount Braddock Road
Mount Braddock, PA 15465

Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Lehigh Valley

2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034

(610) 285-5000

Schuylkill Technology Center

101 Technology Dr
Frackville, PA 17931

(570) 874-1034 x4880

St Margaret School of Nursing

221 Seventh Street- Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

UPMC St. Margaret - McKeesport Hospital Campus

1500 Fifth Avenue 4 Kelly Building
McKeesport, PA 15132


Indiana County Community College Center of WCCC

45 Airport Road
Indiana, PA 15701


Franklin County Career and Technology Center

1015 Philadelphia Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Hazleton Area Career Center

1451 W 23rd Street
Hazleton, PA 18202

Mercer County Career Center

776 Greenville Rd
Mercer, PA 16137

Northern Tier Career Center

Tomahawk Rd
Towanda, PA 18848

Penn Commercial Business/Technical School

242 Oak Spring Road
Washington, PA 15301

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

1111 McKee Road
Oakdale, PA 15071

(412) 809-5100

Reading Area Community College

10 S Second St
Reading, PA 19603

Somerset County Technology Center

281 Technology Dr
Somerset, PA 15501

(814) 443-3651 x6156

Westmoreland County Community College

145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Health System

200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Bucks County Community College - Perkasie Campus

1 Hillendale Road
Perkasie, PA 18944


Center for Arts & Technology - Brandywine Campus

1635 E Lincoln Hwy
Coatesville, PA 19320

(610) 384-6214

Center for Arts & Technology - West Grove Campus

280 Pennocks Bridge Rd
West Grove, PA 19390


Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology

540 N Harrison Rd
Pleasant Gap, PA 16823

(814) 359-2793

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit LPN Career

1339 Saint Mary Street Suite 2
Lewisburg, PA 17837

North Central Information Technology Education Center

653 Montmorenci Road
Ridgeway, PA 15853


District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

100 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19110


Eastern Center for Arts & Technology

3075 Terwood Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090

Eastern Center for Arts & Technology - ACTS, Inc. Satellite

3075 Terwood Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090


Eastern Center for Arts & Technology - Park House at Providence Point

3075 Terwood Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090


Eastern Center for Arts & Technology - Peter Beck Community

434 Schoolhouse Road
Harleysville, PA 19438


Erie Business Center - Erie

246 W Ninth St
Erie, PA 16501

Fayette County Career & Technology Institute

175 Georges Fairchance Road
Uniontown, PA 15401


Fortis Institute - Erie

5757 W 26th St
Erie, PA 16506

(814) 838-7673

Fortis Institute - Scranton

517 Ash Street
Scranton, PA 18509

(570) 558-1818 x1911

Get Your Nursing Degree!

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Becoming a Pennsylvania licensed practical nurse requires that you attend a Pennsylvania Board of Nursing approved LPN program. PN programs take about a year to complete and with its completion comes your chance to apply for the NCLEX-PN.

Recent job postings show that the demand for LPNs will continue to increase in the next years. With an average annual salary amounting to $40,000, it is normal for many to want to go through the quickest route to becoming a nurse.

If you are adamant in becoming an LPN soon, here are some schools that you might want to look into –

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

This school’s Practical Nursing program is a 12-month, full-time program which prepares students to be employed as licensed practical nurses. A part-time student can finish the program in about 24 months.

The program which runs from August to August of each year and comprises of both classroom and clinical instruction. As soon as the program is completed, a graduate becomes eligible to apply for the National Exam for Practical Nursing licensure. The pass rate for this school, at the moment, is at 94% to 100%.

The full-time PN program has schedules that run for 12 months with four vacation weeks and about ten holidays spread throughout the school calendar. The part-time program, on the other hand, has both clinical and classroom learning sessions scheduled through 24 consecutive months; with eight vacation weeks and about twenty holidays throughout the two-year program.

The course grades are computed based on percentages. A test average of 75% or higher is required in order to go to the next level of courses. The clinicals are also evaluated on a satisfactory versus unsatisfactory scale. The students need to show a satisfactory clinical evaluation in order to advance.

Northhampton Community College

The college admits high school graduates and GED recipients. Home-schooled students that have completed their senior level curriculum can also be admitted into the LPN program provided they pass other prerequisites. Non-high school graduates who are 18 years old and over can also be admitted into the LPN program provided that they show how the program can benefit them.

Acceptance into the LPN program is not a guarantee of admission. Students still need to meet academic standards and special admission requirements. NCC knows that not all students of nursing programs follow goal-oriented learning, therefore, they are offering two options which are the Practical Nursing certificate and the RN certificate programs. Each of these programs is comprised of nursing and general education courses with planned clinical studies.

Community College of Beaver County

This diploma program can be taken in just three semesters, with graduates becoming eligible for the NCLEX-PN exam. Employment opportunities can be found in all types of healthcare agencies like long-term facilities, hospitals, private homes, clinics and visiting nurse agencies.