North Shore Community College is making changes!
You can start your application today! As always, there is no cost to apply to North Shore Community College.
For Fall 2020, most of NSCC's courses will be virtual – including online, hybrid, and videoconference – to ensure our community's safety and maintain social distancing. Targeted courses that need to occur face-to-face on campus will occur predominantly in lab based classes, using social distancing protocols.
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).
NSCC's Practical Nursing program is full. Fall 2020 application period is closed.
Candidates for NSCC's Practical Nursing program must attend a Mandatory Information Session prior to applying.
Months estimated to complete certificate.
2016 Boston-area Median Wage.
NSCC Practical Nursing student pass rates for 2019 NCLEX-RN.