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Are you ready for a change?

Find out more about a career as an LPN 

Where can I enroll in an LPN program?

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What is an LPN?

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are medical professionals who have completed a program, sometimes in as little as 12 months, culminating in passing the national licensure exam (NCLEX-PN). LPNs are often front-line caregivers in nursing homes, extended and skilled care facilities, rehabilitation centers and community settings.

 

Benefits of becoming an LPN

High demand occupation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018) reported that employment of LPNs is expected to grow 16% by 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.

Workplace variation

LPNs have the unique advantage of being marketable across multiple healthcare settings allowing you the ability to really see where your interests and strengths lie. 

Advancement opportunities

LPNs have opportunities to quickly move up in ranks, often supervising nursing assistants.

Faster entry into nursing

The average salary of an LPN is $46,240/year and programs can be completed in as little as 12 months. With a smaller financial and time commitment, you have the opportunity to pursue your RN or BSN with a solid foundation while earning more as an LPN while you go back to school.

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Why become an LPN?

It's time for a change

Are you ready to make a change in your life? Tired of going from job to job with unclear prospects for the future? If so, becoming an LPN can help give you a stable career with lots of room for growth!

Build your legacy for the future

What is the legacy you hope to leave behind for your children and family? As an LPN you have the flexibility to spend more time with your family while earning a great income.

A higher calling to care

Have you always felt a call to serve others? As an LPN you have the opportunity to take care of others and serve your community.

Channeling the inner strength to succeed

Are you still looking for your version of the American dream? As an LPN you can earn a great wage as you help make your dream a reality. 

“I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.”

Art Williams

Programs Near Me

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No matter where you are in southeastern or central Pennsylvania there is an LPN program nearby to help make your new career a reality! Take the first step towards your new future by checking out the closest program to you:

  • Lebanon County Career and Technology Practical Nursing Program:

      http://www.lcctc.edu/curriculums/practical-nursing/

      Located in Lebanon, PA

  • Lancaster County Career and Technology Practical Nursing Program:

      https://lancasterctc.edu/higher-education-adult/programs/practical-nursing/

      Located in Lancaster, PA

  • Chester County Intermediate Unit Practical Nursing Program:

       https://www.cciu.org/PNP

       Campuses located in West Grove; Downingtown; Phoenixville, PA

  • Delaware County Intermediate Unit Practical Nursing Program:

       https://www.dciu.org/lpn

       Located in Morton, PA

 

  • Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Practical Nursing Program:

       https://www.eastech.org/practical-nursing/

       Located in Willow Grove, PA

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View some of the reasons why our male students decided to become an LPN!