Mercer County Technical Education Center

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public


LPN Program

The Mercer County Technical Education Center Practical Nursing Program is designed to prepare adult students for entry level positions in healthcare.

The program is offered in units of study prepared in a progression from the simple to the complex with all elements including theoretical and clinical components.

Admission Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  2. Take the Assessment Technologies Inc. Examination for Practical Nurses

Applicants who successfully pass the assessment examination will be notified by mail to submit references forms and student records in preparation for an interview with the admission committee.

The admission committee will review complete applications on the basis of scores on the assessment examination, review of all transcripts and other supporting documentation and the personal interview.

The program accepts a maximum of three students in each admission period. Students accepted into the program are required:

  • Attend mandatory orientation
  • Complete pre-requisite courses
  • Required Health assessment with immunization series
  • Physical exam and dental exam
  • Submit to a criminal background check
  • Submit proof of drug and alcohol screening
  • Two week mandatory attendance of math class conducted at the Adult Basic Education Center (a competency of 80% is required for the program)


State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Mercer County Technical Education Center
1397 Stafford Dr
Princeton, WV 24740