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LPN Training in New Jersey

How to Become an LPN in New Jersey

To become an LPN in New Jersey you will need to:

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  1. Attend a practical nursing program in the United States.
  2. Complete and send an application package for licensure to the New Jersey Board of Nursing. You can get an application form here. The application package should include a passport-size photo, the completed application form, and the certification and authorization forms, as well as a check for a total of $200 made out to the State of New Jersey. (This is a $75 application fee, $120 license fee, and $5 surcharge.)
  3. Pass the Criminal History Background Check clearance.
  4. Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
  5. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  6. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam.  

Did you know that LPNs in New Jersey earn a mean hourly wage of $23.83 or a mean annual wage of $49,570?

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

New Jersey Board of Nursing

P.O. Box 45010
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07101


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            Fortis Institute , Lawrence Township

            Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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            • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
            • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
            • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
            • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
            • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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            • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
            • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
            • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
            • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
            • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
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            • Offers a 6-level English as a Second Language program to place students at the appropriate level.
            • Opened the original Hartford campus in 1924 as the Hartford Secretarial School.
            • Has 4 campus locations in New Jersey, Florida, and Connecticut.
            • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1997.
            • 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).
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            • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
            • The only public university in New Jersey in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising of North America’s 63 leading research universities.
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