Practical Nursing LPN-Certificate

Start your path to greatness.

Mercyhurst North East has a reputation for producing skilled and dedicated nurses. The combination of experienced faculty and state-of-the art facilities makes us one of the most trusted providers of nursing education in the region. Our one-year certificate program prepares students for licensure as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Because registered nursing is one of today's most in-demand careers, our LPN alumni often return to work towards their associate degree in our two-year LPN to RN Bridge program. Start the next chapter of your life and career with Mercyhurst North East and become the qualified, dedicated nurse you were meant to be.
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Graduates are prepared for employment in multiple heath care settings such as hospitals, private medical practices, home hospice care, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, schools, clinics, and rehabilitation facilities.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The associate degree program, accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), prepares students for licensure as a registered professional nurse (RN).

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a professional registered nurse.

Sample Courses


SOC 108 Human Growth & Development
Understand more about the mental side of health by studying the patterns of growth in human beings and how they develop through the aging process.

BIO 254 Foundations of Pathophysiology
This fundamental course teaches students about the disordered physiological processes associated with disease or injury to prepare them for work in the field.

Experience & Outcomes

Job Placement

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Mercyhurst North East has a reputation for producing skilled, qualified, and hard working nurses, which is why we have a 100% job placement rate for our graduates.

Transfer to Erie

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Some students return to our 2+2 nursing program which allows for transfer to the Erie campus after the first two years of study, and with help from our Internal Transfer Scholarships, they can possibly earn up to $18,000 in tuition fees.

Certification

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Upon completion, graduates are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a professional registered nurse and begin their satisfying and successful career.