LPN Programs in New York

LPN Programs in New YorkIf you want to become a licensed practical nursing in the state of New York must attend and successfully complete one of the approved LPN programs in New York before one can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You will find quite a few respected LPN schools in NYC. It is highly advisable to contact each school’s admissions office to get a list of requirements necessary for enrollment. You will find most of the LPN programs in NYC and other parts of the state do require you to have a high school diploma or the equivalent for enrollment purposes. You should consider looking at LPN programs in Long Island, Albany, Brooklyn, Rochester, Manhattan, Buffalo, Queens, Syracuse and the Bronx.

LPN Jobs in NY

2011 Employment: 45,510
2018 Projected Employment: 52,210

The New York State Board of Nursing requires to be employed as an LPN in New York you will need the following:

• Be of good moral character
• Be at least seventeen years old
• Have a high school degree or the equivalent
• Have successfully completed an approved practical nursing program
• Have successfully passed the NCLEX-PN

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LPN Salary in New York

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $21.07
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $43,830
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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