LPN Training in Connecticut

To become an LPN in Connecticut you will need to:

  1. Attend a practical nursing program of at least ten months in duration and more than 1,500 hours of theory. Half of these hours must have been direct or indirect (observed) nursing experience.
  2. Register for the NCLEX-PN exam online here. The exam fee is $200.
  3. Apply for licensure with the Connecticut Department of Public Health and pay the $75 initial application fee. You can find an application form here. Send them your official nursing school transcripts. If you attended a nursing program outside of Connecticut, the nursing program director must also complete and send a Verification of Theory and Clinical Instruction form to the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
  4. Pass the NCLEX-PN exam.
  5. Receive your license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health

Did you know: According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics,LPNs in Connecticutearn a mean hourly wage of $24.90 or a mean annual wage of $51,780? Actual wages can vary depending on position and work experience.

*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008


Schools offering LPN Programs in Connecticut


Searching Searching ...

Matching School Ads
2 Program(s) Found
  • Part of the Lincoln Group of Schools.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), and Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • First campus was opened in 1946, now with 22 campuses across the United States.
  • Lincoln Group of Schools made over $12 million available through scholarships to qualified students in 2014.
Show more [+]
1 Program(s) Found
American Institute , West Hartford
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), with accreditation for the Margate, by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1997.
  • Offers a 6-level English as a Second Language program.
  • Original Hartford campus opened in 1924 as the Hartford Secretarial School.
  • 4 campus locations in New Jersey, Florida, and Connecticut.
Show more [+]
2 Program(s) Found
  • On-the-job training available through externships, internships, and clinical placements.
  • Graduates in good standing can take refresher sessions in courses at no additional cost.
  • Has a 45-year history of providing career-focused education in the fields of allied health, business, and computer technology.
  • Offers career-focused programs in seven locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York.
  • Many campus locations have evening hours.
Show more [+]
1 Program(s) Found
  • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2011.
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), and currently a part centennial honoree.
  • 5 campuses located across New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
  • Established in 1850 as Lowell School of Business in New York.
Show more [+]