LPN Programs in MA (including Boston)

LPN Programs in MAIf you would like to work as a licensed practical nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you will need to successfully complete one of the approved LPN programs in Massachusetts in order to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). Most LPN programs in MA require that you must have a high school diploma or an equivalent in order for you to enroll. Some people say that the LPN schools in Massachusetts are some of the best around the country. LPN programs in Boston are popular with a lot of aspiring practical nurses. You should try to get in touch with the school’s admissions office to see if there are any special requirements for enrollment.

LPN Jobs in Massachusetts

2011 Employment: 17,050
2018 Projected Employment: 18,760

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) requires that in order to be employed as an LPN in Massachusetts you:

• Must have completed an accredited nursing education program for practical nurses
• Must have a passing mark on the NCLEX-PN
• Must prove satisfactory to the Board of good moral character
• Must be able to communicate in English
• Must have a high school degree or equivalent

LPN Salary in Massachusetts

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $24.39
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $50,740
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

Recommended LPN Programs in Massachusetts

Advance your career with an education from Mildred Elley. We offer a variety of degree and certificate programs for careers in the business, health, legal, computer, beauty, and travel industries.

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
Locations: PittsfieldAlbany

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MS - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical college offering over 30 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in Technical Career Education in southern New England, New England Tech is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. 

Programs:

  • Associate in Science Degree in Nursing
  • Associate in Science in Clinical Medical Assistant Technology
Locations: East Greenwich
The ITT Technical Institutes offer programs in some of today's hottest technical areas. With over 100 locations nationwide and several online programs available, the ITT Techs are one of the leading providers of technology education. Each ITT Tech offers convenient class schedules and Career Services are offered to help you find a job.

Programs:

  • BS - Nursing

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs that can be completed 100% online. Degree programs are available in the fields of education, nursing and health sciences, business, fine arts and production, and liberal arts.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges. We offer a number of certificate programs in a variety of fields, including medical, allied health, massage therapy, nursing, and electrical training.

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing
Locations: Kittery

Capella combines outstanding academics with a supportive faculty and staff in a program designed for working adults.

An education that blends theory and practice to fuel your career

Programs:

  • MSN - Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN -Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)
  • And more...

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been categorized at the highest level of higher education: the Carnegie Commission (which evaluates the achievements of faculty, current research, leading edge curriculum, and accreditation) has recognized UC as a Doctoral/Research University — Extensive. Each year, this urban, public, research university graduates 5,000 students, adding to more than 200,000 living alumni around the world.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • And more...
Branford Hall Career Institute offers career-focused education that gives you the job skills you need to make the leap into some of today's hottest careers.

Programs:

  • Professional Medical Assistant
Locations: Springfield
Get a quality education that will prepare you for a better future at Salter College. We offer a supportive environment that fosters both academic excellence and social responsibility.

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Associate in Science in Medical Assisting
Locations: West BoylstonChicopee
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