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Licensed Practical Nursing Program

Licensed Practical Nursing Certificate Program

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The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program is an evening and weekend 56-credit certificate program (with 22 transferable nursing credits to the RN program at BCC). Upon successful completion of the required coursework, students are eligible to sit for the New York State National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEXPN).

The College has been certified by the New York State Education Department to offer instruction (included within the LPN curriculum) leading to New York State Nurse Aide Certification. Students are eligible to take the Nurse Aide Competency Examination after completion of the first semester courses of the LPN curriculum.

Some courses are offered online as distance learning courses. Computer access is available for student use on campus.

Program Highlights

  • Evening and Weekend Classes
  • Earn 43 Transferable College Credits (22 Nursing Credits Transferable to BCC)
  • Barrier-free Articulation to the RN Program
  • Financial Aid Available
  • Becoming a Member of a Rewarding and Prestigious Profession

The Bronx Community College Licensed Practical Nursing Program is pursuing pre - accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone (202) 909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Andrea Browning, NLN CNEA Manager of Accreditation Services, no later than November 27, 2017.


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