You can work towards your goal of becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in New Jersey by enrolling in an LPN program that has been approved by the state. Please note that there will be theoretical instruction as well as clinical instruction during the course of your training.
An LPN program will usually take at least 1 year to complete. You can be required to sit for an entrance exam before being accepted into the program. These programs often require you to maintain a certain grade point average and to complete a variety of classroom courses. You will not be able to apply to sit for the licensing exam until after you have completed all parts of your training in their entirety.
LPN Courses Approved in New Jersey
AVTECH Institute of Technology
50 Cragwood Road
South Plainfield, NJ 07070
ABOUT: Driving east on Hadley Road turn left into Cragwood Road, that would lead you straight to AVTECH Institute of Technology. The LPN program at AVTECH Institute of Technology is based on the National League of Nursing Excellence Model with a commitment to create excellent healthcare professionals.
Best Care Training Institute
68 South Harrison Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
ABOUT: Best Care Training Institute is located right at the intersection of South Harrison Street and Freeway Drive East. The program at Best Care Training Institute is a 1,488 hour course which is designed to provide standard education to people from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Camden County College
P.O. Box 200 College
Blackwood, NJ 08012
ABOUT: Camden County College Blackwood Campus is located on College Drive just off South Black Horse Pike. The program at Camden County College is a 2-year, 4-semester course that prepares the students to effectively fill the fast-increasing demand to practical nurses in the State.
Center for Advanced Training and Studies
50 South Center Street, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor
Orange, NJ 07050
ABOUT: Center for Advanced Training and Studies is located on South Center Street near Private Place Lounge. The LPN course at Center for Advanced Training and Studies is a 3-term course with extensive clinical experience provided in local hospitals and selected healthcare facilities.
Cumberland County Technical Education Center
601 Bridgeton Avenue
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
ABOUT: Driving northeast on County Road 659 take a right turn on Bridgeton Avenue, Cumberland County Technical Education Center will be approx. 500m further on your right. The program at Cumberland County Tech. consists of 12 nursing courses providing theory and clinical instruction.
Dover Business College
600 Getty Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011
ABOUT: Dover Business College Clifton Campus is located on Getty Avenue a little south of Passaic County 630. With a 2010 NCLEX-PN pass rate of 94.7%, the program at Dover Business College utilizes its dedicated faculty and on-campus nursing lab demonstrations to prepare effective practical nurses.
Essex County Vocational School of Practical Nursing
50 South Clinton Street, 5th Floor
East Orange, NJ 07018
ABOUT: Essex County Vocational School of practical Nursing is located on South Clinton Street near Freeway Drive East. The LPN program at Essex County Vocational School is a 12-month course that prepares the students for the New Jersey Board of Nursing exam.
Holy Name Hospital School of Practical Nursing
690 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
ABOUT: Holy Name Hospital School of Practical Nursing is located at the junction of Teaneck Road and East Cedar Lane. The nursing program at Holy Name Hospital is a 1-year course that is based on a synthesis of definitions, propositions, and constructs From Orem’s self-care theory.
Hudson County Community College
25 Journal Square
Jersey City, NJ 07306
ABOUT: Hudson County Community College is located at the intersection of Journal Square and Sip Avenue. The nursing program at Hudson County Community College is a 46 credit hour course which is spread over low workload, easily manageable 5 semesters.
Lincoln Technical Institute
1697 Oak Tree Road
Edison, NJ 08820
ABOUT: Driving on Oak Tree Road, you’ll find Lincoln Technical Institute Edison Campus right at the corner of Minebrook Road. The licensed practical nursing program at Lincoln Tech. Edison has a comprehensive nursing curriculum including human biology, maternity, extended care, child development, and geriatrics.
Metropolitan Learning Institute
910 Bergen Avenue, 3rd Fl
Jersey City, NJ 07306
ABOUT: Metropolitan Learning Institute Jersey City Campus is located right at the intersection of Bergen Avenue and Newkirk Street. The program at Metropolitan Learning Institute is a 4-term 15-month course with 100% job placement for graduating practical nurses.
Middlesex County Vocational & Technical School
21 Suttons Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
ABOUT: Middlesex County Vocational & Technical School Piscataway Campus is located on Suttons Lane right next to Berrue Circle. The program at Middlesex county Vocational & Technical School Piscataway is a rigorous 15-month Day or 2-year Evening course.
PRISM Career Institute
3 Executive Campus, Ste. 280
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
ABOUT: Prism Career Institute is located on Executive Campus a little off Cuthbert Boulevard. The PN program at Prism Career Institute is a 15-month course where students learn to care for the sick, injured, and disabled under the supervision of registered nurses.
Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carney’s Point, NJ 08069
ABOUT: Salem Community College is situated right inside the fork made by Hollywood Avenue and Shell Road near Sakima Country Club. The program at Salem Community Club is a 4-semester course combining nursing theory and practical experience in a variety of healthcare settings.
Union County College
232 E. Second Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
ABOUT: Union County College is located right at the intersection of East 2nd Street and Church Street. The LPN course at Union County College is a 4-semester course that can be taken as a Day or an Evening/weekend program. Graduates of the program are eligible to write the NCLEX-PN exams.