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


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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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American Institute , West Hartford
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1997.
  • Offers a 6-level English as a Second Language program to place students at the appropriate level.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), with accreditation for the Margate campus by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • Original Hartford campus opened in 1924 as the Hartford Secretarial School.
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