Now accepting applications for the March 2018 class. Applications will be accepted from now through December 15, 2017 and testing will occur from October through early January 2018. If the class fills any time before early January, applicants will automatically be considered for the next class.


PROGRAM LENGTH

The Practical Nursing Program provides approximately 1540 clock hours of instruction over a twelve (12) month period. Vacation and holiday time are scheduled into the instructional year. Two classes are admitted per year – one class in March and one class in September. Classes are scheduled for daytime hours, weekdays, usually 8 AM through 3 PM. Clinical day hours vary – usually 6:30 AM – 4 PM.


PROGRAM ACCREDITATION AND APPROVAL

The Practical Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
Address: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Website: www.acenursing.org

The program is approved by the Department of Education and the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
Address: P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg PA 17105
Phone: (717) 783-7142
Website: www.dos.state.pa.us/nursing