LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING
Admission process for Licensed Practical Nurse program opens in February/March of each year
Full Time Program - Financial Aid Available
Approved by the NJ Department of Education and accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and NJ Board of Nursing. Also approved for training by the Veterans Administration.
Our program is designed to prepare well qualified men and women to become safe, competent, entry level practical nurses. Graduates are employed in long-term care facilities, clinics, medical offices, home care and hospitals. The curriculum is designed to integrate nursing theory with clinical practice.The program includes both classroom lecture, in-class-skills lab work, as well as off-site clinical experiences in hospitals, acute care facilities and other professional locations.
Many graduates decide to continue their education, using the LPN license as a stepping stone to RN and/or BSN programs and licenses.
Students may participate in the optional Health Science Careers Joint Program with Rutgers University. Students who successfully complete the joint program may earn college credit issued by Rutgers School of Health Professions.
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 18 years old
Acceptable score in LPN pre-entrance exam of Reading, Math, English Language Usage and Science skills (this exam is different from the Not for LPN program pre-entrance exam)
2 professional references
Proof of US citizenship or permanent US residency
Full physical exam
Criminal background check*
Submission of completed application form
*Drug Screening and Criminal background check can be performed at:
555 E Main Street
Chester, NJ 07930
Fundamentals of Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
LPN Clinical Sites:
Cheshire Rehabilitation Center – Florham Park, NJ
Hunterdon Developmental Center (HDC) – Clinton, NJ
Morris View Healthcare Center – Morris Plains, NJ
St. Luke’s Hospital (Warren Campus) – Phillipsburg, NJ
Classes begin in September, 2018
LPN Calendar: 2017-2018 School Year
The Morris County Vocational School District calendar is followed for holidays and breaks for the school year.
Full Time Day: Sept 2018 - July 2019 • Monday thru Friday • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
2018-19 LPN Orientation date(s) to be announced
Students will become familiar with the syllabus and will earn the American Heart Association CPR/AED certification for the Healthcare Provider.
2018-2019 School Year
$11,058 (residents of Morris, Sussex, Warren counties)
$12,129 (all other county residents)
Additional expenses to consider: uniforms, medical exam/clearance, NJ Board of Nursing fees, criminal background checks, drug tests, field trip fees and books.
Our LPN program qualifies for federal financial aid. Students must complete the FAFSA (online at www.fafsa.gov; our school code is 015846) to begin the financial aid process and prove financial need. To complete the process, you must first be accepted into the LPN program.
Other avenues of financial assistance to students are the Veteran’s Administration, as well as Employment & Training Services. It is the student’s responsibility to pursue these benefits.
An initial deposit of $500 ($100 is non-refundable) is required to reserve a seat in the program, once the candidate is accepted. Tuition payments may be made in (2) installments. The first payment is due prior to the start of class, 2018; the second payment is due before February 1, 2019.
How to prepare for the LPN pre-entrance test
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE LPN PROGRAM 2018-19
2018-19 LPN APPLICATION FORM
LPN Health Assessment Form 2018-19
LPN Professional Reference Form
Financial Aid Application
For more information on nursing careers in New Jersey, please go to www.njnextstop.org