LPN Programs in PA

LPN Programs in PennsylvaniaIf you are thinking about attending one of the great LPN programs in Pennsylvania, there are a few things you should know. If you attend an accredited or approved LPN program in PA, you will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You will find that most of the LPN programs in PA require that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent in order to enroll. There may be other restrictions too, it would be best to make a list and contact any of the LPN schools in PA to find out any other requirements that may be necessary for that particular school. LPN programs in PA are well respected in the nation with the most popular being in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

LPN Jobs in PA

2011 Employment: 38,800
2018 Projected Employment: 41,000

The Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing requires licensed practical nurses to have the following before they can be legally employed:

• Must have completed at least 12 years of education with a diploma from a public, parochial or private school or its equivalent as stated by the Department of Education
• Must have completed an approved course in practical nursing with no less that 1,500 hours and within a period no less than 12 months
• Must be at least 18 years old and of good moral character
• Must have passed the NCLEX-PN
• Must have undergone and passed a criminal background check

LPN Salary in PA

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $20.63
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $42,920
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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    LPN Programs in Pennsylvania

    Schools Schools
    Bucks County Community College
    275 Swamp Road
    Newtown, PA 18940
    Michelle Rue, Director
    Bucks County Community College
    Perkasie Campus
    One Hillendale Road
    Perkasie, PA 18944
    Michelle Laskey, Director
    Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County
    3201 Rockwell Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18508
    570-346-8728, Ext. 2
    Laura Kanavy, Director
    Central Pennsylvania Institute
    of Science & Technology
    540 North Harrison Road
    Pleasant Gap, PA 16823
    Jane Irwin, Coordinator
    Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center
    1339 Saint Mary Street, Suite 2
    Lewisburg, PA 17837
    570-768-4960, Ext. 11
    Carol Barbarich, Director
    Chester County Intermediate Unit
    Practical Nursing Program
    443 Boot Road
    Downingtown, PA 19335
    Patricia Knecht, Director
    Chester County Intermediate Unit
    -West Grove Campus
    280 Pennock’s Bridge Road
    West Grove, PA 19390
    Patricia Knecht, Director
    Clarion County Career Center
    490 Career Lane
    Shippenville, PA 16254
    814-226-5857, Ext. 160
    Ann Stanonis, Coordinator
    Clearfield County Career & Technology Center
    1620 River Road
    Clearfield, PA 16830
    Elsie Maurer, Director
    Community College of Beaver County
    1 Campus Drive
    Monaca, PA 15061
    Linda Gallagher, Director
    Crawford County Career & Technology Center
    860 Thurston Road
    Meadville, PA 16335
    Rebecca Parker, Coordinator
    Delaware County Technical School
    85 North Malin Road
    Broomall, PA 19008
    484-423-7003, Ext. 6675
    Kathleen McNamara, Coordinator
    District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund
    100 South Broad Street, 10th Floor
    Land Title Building
    Philadelphia, PA 19110
    215-568-2220, Ext. 5106
    Nancy York, Interim Director
    Eastern Center for Arts & Technology
    3075 Terwood Road
    Willow Grove, PA 19090
    Carol Duell, Program Administrator
    Eastern Center for Arts & Technology
    – ACTS, Inc. satellite
    ACTS, Inc. Special Services Building
    812 Bethlehem Pike
    Ambler, PA 19002
    Carol Duell, Program Administrator
    Eastern Center for Arts & Technology
    -Park House at Providence Point satellite
    1600 Black Rock Road
    Royersford, PA 19468
    Carol Duell, Program Administrator
    Eastern Center for Arts & Technology
    – Peter Beck Community
    434 Schoolhouse Road
    Harleysville, PA 19438
    Carol Duell, Program Administrator
    Erie Business Center
    246 West 9th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    814-456-7504, Ext. 130
    Dawn Johnson, Administrator
    Fayette County Career & Technology Institute
    175 Georges Fairchance Road
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    724-437-2724, Ext. 124
    LouAnn Patterson, Coordinator
    Fortis Institute, Erie
    5757 West Ridge Road
    Erie, PA 16506
    814-838-7673, Ext. 5039
    Michelle Lingle, Interim Director
    Fortis Institute, Scranton
    517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
    570-558-1818, Ext. 63
    Julie Nardella, Director
    Franklin County Career & Technology Center
    Wilson College
    1015 Philadelphia Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Janyce Collier, Administrator
    Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center
    1500 Fourth Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602-3695
    Rebecca Kelly, Coordinator
    Greater Johnstown Career
    & Technology Center
    445 Schoolhouse Road
    Johnstown, PA 15904-2998
    Ann Hofecker, Interim Coordinator
    Greater Johnstown Career
    & Technology Center
    – Admiral Peary satellite
    948 Ben Franklin Highway
    Ebensburg, PA 15931
    814-472-6490, Ext. 155
    Ann Hofecker, Interim Coordinator
    Greater Johnstown Career
    & Technology Center
    – Monroeville satellite
    339 Old Haymaker Rd.
    Monroeville, Pa 15401
    Ann Hofecker, Interim Coordinator
    Greene County Career & Technology Center
    60 Zimmerman Drive
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
    724-627-3106, Ext. 208
    Wendy Bouchard, Coordinator
    Hanover Public School District
    403 Moul Avenue
    Hanover, PA 17331
    717-637-2111, Ext. 204
    Mary L. Brown, Director
    Harrisburg Area Community College
    One HACC Drive
    Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999
    Susan Leib, Coordinator
    Harrisburg Area Community College
    – Lancaster Campus
    1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
    Lancaster, PA 17602-2690
    Betsy Musser, Director
    Hazleton Area Career Center
    1451 West 23rd Street
    Hazleton, PA 18202
    570-459-3221, Ext. 82409
    Bernice Platek, Coordinator
    Huntingdon County Career
    & Technology Center
    Vo Tech Drive
    P.O. Box E
    Mill Creek, PA 17060
    Kimberly Huff, Coordinator
    Indiana County Technology Center
    441 Hamill Road
    Indiana, PA 15701-1465
    724-349-6700, Ext. 155
    Diana L. Rupert, Coordinator
    Institute for Caregiver Education
    162 Farm Credit Road
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    717-263-7766, Ext. 203
    Myrna B Eshleman, Program Administrator
    Jefferson County-Dubois Area
    Vocational Technical School
    576 Vo-Tech Drive
    Reynoldsville, PA 15851
    Brenda Hodge, Coordinator
    Keystone Job Corps Center
    235 W. Foothills Drive
    Drums, PA 18222
    Beverly Vespico, Administrator
    Lancaster County Career
    and Technology Center
    -Willow St. Campus
    422 Beaver Valley Pike
    Willow Street, PA 17584-0527
    Carolyn Voorhees, Coordinator
    Lawrence County Area Vocational Technical School
    750 Phelps Way Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    724-658-3583, Ext. 7112
    Betty Tillia, Coordinator
    Lebanon County Career & Technology Center
    833 Metro Drive
    Lebanon, PA 17042-9197
    717-273-8551, Ext. 2220
    Lynda Maurer, Coordinator
    Lehigh Carbon Community College
    4525 Education Park Drive
    Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598
    Barbara Lupole, Director
    Lehigh Carbon Community College
    -The Morgan Center satellite
    234 High Street
    Tamaqua, PA 18252
    Sharon Gordon, Interim Director
    Lenape Area Vocational Technical School
    83 Glade Drive
    Kititanning, PA 16201
    724-545-7311, Ext. 226
    Kimberly Doms, Coordinator
    Lincoln Technical Institute
    3600 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    215-382-1553, Ext. 44227
    Gary Guldin, Interim Director
    Lincoln Technical Institute
    -Allentown Campus
    5151 West Tilghman Street
    Allentown, PA 18104
    215-382-1553, Ext. 44227
    Rosyln Y. Heyward, Director
    Lincoln Technical Institute
    -North East Satellite
    2180 Hornig Road
    Building A
    Philadelphia, PA 19116
    215-969-0869, Ext. 44125
    Debra Aikens, Campus Supervisor
    Mercer County Career Center
    776 Greenville Road
    Mercer, PA 16137
    724-662-3000, Ext. 1540
    Victoria Schwabenbauer, Coordinator
    Mercyhurst University
    16 West Division Street
    North East, PA 16428
    Marion Monahan, Director
    Mifflin-Juniata Career & Technology Center
    700 Pitt Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    717-447-0394, Ext. 13
    Alicia Lentz, Coordinator
    NewCourtland Education Center
    School of Practical Nursing
    6950 Germantown Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
    Anna Marshalick, Director
    Northampton Community College
    3835 Green Pond Road
    Bethlehem, PA 18020
    Mary Jean Osborne, Director
    Northampton Community College
    – Monroe County satellite
    Monroe County Career & Technical Institute
    Bartonsville, PA 18321
    Judy Williams, Coordinator
    Northern Tier Career Center
    120 Career Center Lane
    Towanda, PA 18848-9731
    Margaret Johnson, Coordinator
    Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
    242 Oak Spring Road
    Washington, PA 15301
    724-222-5330, Ext. 351
    Sherry Yancosek, Coordinator
    Pennsylvania College of Technology (Credit)
    One College Avenue
    Williamsport, PA 17701-5799
    Sharon G. Auker, Director
    Pennsylvania College of Technology
    North Campus Outreach Services
    225 Nichols Street
    PO Box 368
    Wellsboro, PA 16901
    570-724-7703, Ext. 3750
    Natalie DeLeonardis, Coordinator
    Pennsylvania Institute of Health & Technology
    1015 Industrial Park Drive
    Mount Braddock, PA 15465
    724-437-4600 Ext. 18
    Pam Hughes, Director
    Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
    800 Manchester Ave.
    Media, PA 19063-4098
    Margie Hamilton, Director
    Pennsylvania State University
    – Lehigh Valley Campus
    2809 Saucon Valley Road
    Center Valley, PA 18034-8447
    Sharon Gordon, Administrator
    Pennsylvania State University
    – Berks Campus
    The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
    South Parkside Drive & Museum Road
    West Reading, PA 19611
    Louise Frantz, Coordinator
    Pennsylvania State University
    – Hazleton Campus
    76 University Drive
    Hazleton, PA 18201
    Noreen Schlegel, Coordinator
    Pittsburgh Technical Institute
    1111 McKee Road
    Oakdale, PA 15071
    Lynette Jack, Administrator
    Princeton Information Technology Center
    140 South Easton Road
    Glenside, PA 19038
    Temitope Oladotun, Coordinator
    Prism Career Institute
    8040 Roosevelt Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19152
    215-331-4600, Ext. 119
    Margaret Cybularz, Director
    Reading Area Community College
    10 South Second Street
    Box 1706
    Reading, PA 19603-1706
    610-372-4721, Ext. 5441
    Amelia Capotosta, Director of Nursing
    Schuylkill Technology Center
    – North Campus
    101 Technology Drive
    Frackville, PA 17931
    570-874-1034, Ext. 4821
    Cindy Schucker, Coordinator
    Somerset County Technology Center
    281 Technology Drive
    Somerset, PA 15501
    814-443-3651, Ext. 6173
    Kathy Nuccettelli, Director
    Steel Center Area Vocational Technical School
    565 Lewis Run Road
    Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
    Diana L. Rupert, Coordinator
    Susquehanna County Career
    and Technology Center
    2374 Elk Lake School Road
    Springville, PA 18844
    Sherrie J. Bazin, Director
    Venango County Area
    Vocational Technical School
    1 Vo-Tech Drive
    Oil City, PA 16301-3599
    814-677-3097, Ext. 207
    Cynthia Cornelius, Coordinator
    Western Area Career and Technology Center
    688 Western Avenue
    Canonsburg, PA 15317
    724-746-2890, Ext. 118
    Nancy Lohr, Coordinator
    Westmoreland County Community College
    400 Armbrust Road
    Youngwood, PA 15697-1895
    Kathy Malloy, Dean
    Ruth E. Irwin, Director
    Westmoreland County Community College
    -Indiana County Community College Center of WCCC
    45 Airport Road
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Ruth E. Irwin, Director
    Wilkes-Barre Area Career
    and Technology Center
    Practical Nursing Program
    350 Jumper Road
    P.O. Box 1699
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705-0699
    570-822-6539, Ext. 112
    Mary Elizabeth Pacuska, Coordinator
    York County School of Technology
    2179 South Queen Street
    York, PA 17402-4996
    Diane Krasner, Coordinator