New York LPN Training

Complete LPN training in New York to earn your LPN certification and increase your marketability with employers.
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LPN courses are being offered at vocational schools, trade schools and private LPN schools in New York.

Find out more about getting your LPN degree in New York - online & campus-based options are available.

Why become an RN?

Sure, nurses make a huge difference in people's lives and are able to offer great advice to friends & family, but there's more:


  • Everyone respects nurses.
  • You can get your RN in only 2 years
  • On average, RNs makes more than $52,000.
  • RNs can specialize and make over $72,000.
  • Highly flexible schedules & job mobility.
  • More career advancement opportunities.
Check out RN Programs in New York.

New York LPN Training

York LPN training is a rapid but specialized course of education that is designed to help students become licensed practical nurses. In under a year, an individual can finish school and begin an exciting and rewarding new career as an LPN.

Doctors and other medical staff rely on the services of licensed practical nurses to help them carry out treatment plans. For those who like working with people and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, this could be a great career.

Becoming an LPN in New York

In order to become an LPN in New York State, one must be at least 17 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, and meet the education an examination requirements. In order to meet the education requirement, one must have:

  • Graduated from a practical nursing program that is at least 9 months in length and registered with the New York State Education Department or the appropriate governmental agency where the school is located; or
  • Graduated from a nursing program conducted by the U.S. armed forces that is at least 9 months in length; or
  • Graduated from an approved program in general professional nursing
  • Completed approved coursework/training for infection control practices and barrier precautions

Those who have been educated in a foreign country must also have education verified by the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) before being allowed to become licensed by examination.

After Completing the Training

The test used by New York to license LPNs is the NCLEX-PN. In order to take this exam, one must register through Pearson VUE and pay the $200 registration fee. Then, he or she must submit the application for licensure by examination and the $143 licensure fee. The individual must also have his or her school verify education directly to the state.

Graduates on New York State approved nursing programs can be employed as LPNs for 90 days while becoming licensed through examination. One must have applied for a limited permit in order to do so, but one is not required to have the permit.

Nurses who are licensed in another state or jurisdiction must provide verification of licensure in order to become licensed by endorsement in New York State.

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New York LPN Resources

Like in other parts of the country, LPNs in New York work directly with patients, clients, and residents.

LPN duties include performing basic diagnostic tests, administering medication to patients, giving shots and injections, obtaining patients' vital signs, as well as many other important responsibilities.

As a New York LPN, you might specialize in obstetrics, pediatrics, surgery or psychiatry or another nursing specialty that interests you.

The Best LPN Schools in New York

By providing the most compehensive list of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps you find the best LPN programs in New York, including the best online LPN schools accepting students in New York.

Why Online LPN Classes?

Being a licensed practical nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an LPN have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local LPN schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their LPN classes online.

Online programs allow students to fit their education into their already busy schedule - studying and taking exams when it's convenient for them. LPN students can access their online classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

Also, taking LPN nursing courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get LPN training, without interfering with their current job and personal life.

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Other Schools that Offer LPN Training in New York

Maria College
700 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
Memorial Hospital
600 Northern Boulevard
Albany, NY 12204
Cayuga-Onondaga Boces Adult
5980 South Street Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021
Genesee-Liv-Steu-Wyo-Boces
8250 State Street Road
Batavia, NY 14020
Eastern Suffolk Boces - Secondary Extended
350 Martha Avenue
Bellport, NY 11713
Broome Delaware Tioga Boces
435 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
Hostos Community College
500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Clara Barton High School - Health
901 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Medgar Evers College of CUNY
1650 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11225
New York City Board of Education - Brooklyn Center
475 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Erie 1 Boces - Niagara Lutheran Home
64 Hager Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Trocaire College
360 Choate Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14220
St Lawrence-Lewis Boces Adult
139 State Street
Canton, NY 13617
Eastern Suffolk Boces - Adult
300 Carleton Avenue
Central Islip, NY 11722
Onon-Cort-Madsn Boces
1710 NYS Route 13
Cortland, NY 13045
SUNYC of Technology at Delhi
2 Main St.
Delhi, NY 13753
Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga Boces
459 Philo Road
Elmira, NY 14903
SUNYC of Technology at Farmingdale
2350 Broadhollow Rd.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Marion S Whelan School
196 North St.
Geneva, NY 14456
Orange-Ulster Boces Adult
53 Gibson Road
Goshen, NY 10924
Orange-Ulster Boces Secondary Extended
53 Gibson Road
Goshen, NY 10924
Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany Boces
1126 Bald Hill Road
Hornell, NY 14843
Hillcrest High School
160-05 Highland Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432
Jamestown Community College
525 Falconer St.
Jamestown, NY 14702
Sullivan Boces
6 Wierk Avenue
Liberty, NY 12754
La Guardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
North Country Community College
75 William Street
Malone, NY 12953
Orleans-Niagara Boces - Medina
4232 Shelby Basin Road
Medina, NY 14103
Oswego Boces
179 County Route 64
Mexico, NY 13114
New York City Board of Education
52 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
Wayne Finger Lakes Boces Adult
131 Drumlin Court
Newark, NY 14513
Niagara County Community College - Niagara Falls
1001 11th Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Western Suffolk Boces
152 Laurel Hill Road
Northport, NY 11768
Del-chan-mad-ots Boces
6678 County Road 32
Norwich, NY 13815
Cat-Alle-Erie-Wyo Boces Adult
1825 Windfall Rd.
Olean, NY 14760
Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany Boces - Adult
9579 Vocational Drive
Painted Post, NY 14870
Clin-ess-war-wash Boces
Plattsburgh, NY
Ulster Boces Adult
Route 9W
Port Ewen, NY 12466
Dutchess Boces Adult
5 BOCES Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Dutchess Boces Secondary Extended
5 BOCES Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Educational Opportunity Center
305 Andrews Street
Rochester, NY 14604
Isabella Graham Hart School
333 Humboldt Street
Rochester, NY 14610
Madison-Oneida Boces Adult
409 Bell Road
Rome, NY 13440
Niagara County Community College
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd.
Sanborn, NY 14132
Orleans-niagara Boces - Sanborn
4124 Saunders Settlement Road
Sanborn, NY 14132
North Country Community College
23 Santanoni Ave.
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Wash-Sar-War-Ham-Essex Boces Adult
27 Gick Road
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Del-Chen-Mad-Otsego Boces
270 Boces Drive
Sidney Center, NY 13839
Cat-Alle-Erie-Wyo Adult
Springville, NY
Curtis High School Adult
105 Hamilton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
Onon-Cort-Madsn Boces
6820 Thompson Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13211
Syracuse Central Technical Adult
573 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
North Country Community College
11 Hawkeye Trail
Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Ren-Columbia-Greene Boces Adult
35 Colleen Road
Troy, NY 12180
Ren-Columbia-Greene Boces Secondary
35 Colleen Road
Troy, NY 12180
Rensselaer Educational Center
35 Colleen Road
Troy, NY 12180
Samaritan Hospital
2215 Burdett Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Vocational Education and Extension Board of Nassau County
899A Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11553
Southern Westchester Boces
65 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Westchester Community College
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Madison-Oneida Boces Adult
4937 Spring Road
Verona, NY 13478
Madison-Oneida Boces Secondary
4937 Spring Road
Verona, NY 13478
Rockland Boces Adult
65 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
Rockland Boces Secondary Extended
65 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
Erie 1 Boces - Adult - Potter Road Center
705 Potter Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
Putnam-westchester Boces Adult
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Putnam-westchester Boces Secondary Extended
200 BOCES Drive
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

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