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Practical Nurse Program

  • Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School offers a Practical Nurse Program which is fully approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. Graduation from the Practical Nurse Program qualifies the student to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).


    We are proud to be ranked as the #1 Practical Nurse Program in Massachusetts as reported by the Nursing Schools Almanac:   2021 Best Ranked Practical Nurse Programs in MA


    Full-Time Day Program: The full-time day program begins every September and runs for ten months (forty weeks). Class is in session Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Clinical hours are 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The next program begins in September 2022.  Applications for the program which begins in September 2022 will be available beginning October 1, 2021 and may be submitted at that time.  There is no deadline to submit the application and we will continue to accept applications until the class is fully enrolled. 

    Part-Time Evening Program: The part-time evening program runs for twenty months (eighty weeks) over the course of two years and begins every other September. Class is in session three evenings per week beginning at 4:00 p.m. The next part-time program begins in September 2023.