LPN Programs in NJ

LPN Programs in NJIf you live in New Jersey and want to become a licensed practical nursing must attend and successfully complete one of the accredited LPN programs in New Jersey before one can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You will find quite a few respected LPN schools in NJ. It is highly advisable to contact each school’s admissions office to get a list of a complete list of requirements necessary for enrollment. You will find most of the LPN programs in NJ do require you to have a high school diploma or the equivalent for enrollment purposes.

LPN Jobs in New Jersey

2011 Employment: 16,050
2018 Projected Employment: 18,400

The New Jersey Board of Nursing requires that in order to be employed as an LPN in New Jersey you will need:

• To prove you completed your high school education with a high school diploma or equivalent
• To complete an approved and accredited practical nursing program
• To receive passing marks on the NCLEX-PN
• To submit to a criminal background check

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LPN Salary in New Jersey

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $24.65
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $51.270
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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