Become a Licensed Practical Nurse in 10 months with a certificate from NSCC

NSCC’s Practical Nursing certificate program provides the education necessary for employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Graduates of NSCC’s Practical Nursing program assume responsibilities related to direct patient care in a variety of settings, including health  clinics, assisted living facilities, doctor’s offices, hospitals, and home and community health agencies. Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to take the National Council Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

3

Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes.

$58,000

2016 Boston-area Median Wage.

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Application Process

NSCC’s Medical Assisting Certificate Program requires a selective admissions process and a separate application.

Next Steps

Get in touch

For more information, please contact the Pathway Advisor for this program.

practicalnursing@northshore.edu

Phone: 978-762-4160

Program Requirements

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

NSCC’s Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

NSCC’s Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114.
Phone: 617-973-0900
www.mass.gov/dph/boards/rn

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