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LPN Training in New York

How to Become an LPN in New York

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

  1. Be of good moral character.
  2. Attend an approved practical nursing program in the United States.
  3. Complete an application form for licensure and send it to the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Nurse Unit. You can download an application form here. Your application must also include a copy of your high school diploma or GED and a $135 application fee in the form of a check made out to the New York State Education Department.
  4. Request that your nursing school fill out a Certification of Professional Education form and send it to the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services.
  5. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  6. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam.
  7. Receive your license from the New York State Board of Nursing.

Schools offering LPN Programs in New-York


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  • Offers classes built around small teams, so students get personal, one-on-one skills training.
  • Has 100 campuses— many of which are on or near public transportation routes.
  • Provides trained student finance planners to assist students seeking financial aid.
  • Incorporates hands-on training into all programs to provide students with important experience.
  • Provides day, evening, and weekend classes. (Classes offered may vary by location.)
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  • Flexible scheduling options are available.
  • Offers programs in Business, Allied Health, and Information Technology.
  • 2 campuses located in Levittown and Medford, New York.
  • Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • Holds a mission to serve the needs of society by offering an excellent education exemplifying the highest standards for nursing practice.
  • Has programs in nursing, medical assisting, and dental assisting.
  • Job placement assistance is available for both recent graduates and alumni.
  • Financial aid is available for students who qualify.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • 2 campuses located in Queens and Staten Island, New York.
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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.
  • Many campus locations have evening hours.
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  • All associate degree students are required to take an externship courses with local businesses or healthcare facilities for work experience.
  • Originally founded in 1858 as the Elmira Business and Shorthand College, and is currently listed as an ACICS Centennial Honoree.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • 2 campuses in Elmira and Vestal, New York.
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Allen School , Jamaica

• Students can attend community events and gain points for each event as well as networking opportunities through their All Star program.
• Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2007.
• Offers many career services, including resume development assistance, interview preparation, and identifying internship opportunities.
• Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
• 3 campuses located in Brooklyn and Jamaica, New York, and Phoenix, Arizona, with online options.

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• Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
• Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2011.
• Students may access their online library catalog for addtional electronic resources.
• Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), and currently a centennial honoree.
• 5 campuses located across New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

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