Western Suffolk Boces
152 Laurel Hill Road
Northport, New York 11768
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Nursing Programs OfferedLPN Programs
LPN Program Details
Learn the skills and knowledge necessary to be a valuable member of today’s health care team. BOCES' program helps prepare you for licensing as a practical nurse. The low ratio of students to faculty allows many opportunities for individualized instruction.
For those planning to pursue additional training in the field of nursing, BOCES School of Practical Nursing is affiliated with registered nursing programs at Helene Fuld College of Nursing, Nassau Community College, Suffolk Community College, SUNY Farmingdale, Molloy College and Dowling College. Advanced placement is available in the Surgical Technology Program upon graduation.
Accelerated day programs start in March and take 13 months to complete.
The evening program includes two Saturday classes each month. Classes for the evening program start in September and March, and take 18 months to complete.
The part-time day program takes two calendar years to complete. It begins in September and ends in June. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent plus satisfactory score on pre-entrance exam.
Tuition includes fees for stethoscope, surgical scissors and nursing pin. Additional costs for textbooks, uniforms, licensing fee, physical exam, liability insurance and CPR certification are required for entering program. Financial aid, payment plans, grants and loans available for those who qualify.