LPN Programs in MA

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

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