are the requirements to be admitted into the
LPN Program and what are the requirements which need to be
completed for graduation?
Completed Adult Education Application Packet
3. Official transcripts for English composition (Grade of C or higher) and Intermediate
Algebra (Grade of C or higher) (must be submitted; and if available, submit transcripts
for Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology,
Human Biology and Anatomy and Physiology I and II.
completion of entrance test.
5. Official high school transcript, GED certificate.
prior to graduation is:
Introduction to Psychology (grade C or better)
do I register for the Entrance Test?
Go to the Test Registration Information Webpage.
3. What does it cost to attend the LPN Program?
total program tuition costs are only $11,550 for the
day program. Introduction to Psychology course is $700. Books, uniforms and supplies are approximately $1,600.
* Tuition is subject to change.
4. Is financial aid available?
Yes. Pell Grants and Veterans Education Benefits are available to eligible students. The CTHSS is an approved agency honoring veteran GI Bill education benefits awarded by the U.S. Veterans Administration. The CTHSS financial aid application package can be downloaded at: http://www.cttech.org/AdultED/index-Financial-Aid.htm Students can apply for financial aid now.
5. What does the LPN job forecast look like?
of LPN’s is expected to grow faster than average
for all health occupations through 2014 in response
to the long-term care needs of an increasing elderly population
and the general growth of health care services. Replacement needs
will be a major source of job openings, as many workers are expected
to leave the occupation permanently.
I be able to continue my studies towards an RN degree after
completing the LPN Program?
Connecticut Technical High School System and the Connecticut Community
Colleges have partnered together to provide graduating LPN students
an opportunity to complete their studies towards becoming a Registered
Nurse. LPNs with a current Connecticut LPN license
are encouraged to apply to the Connecticut - Community College Nursing Program (CT-CCNP). Students who are admitted to
the CT-CCNP will meet with an advisor to determine their recommended
placement within the program. LPN’s who are recommended
to begin in the program’s third semester will need to complete
all required general education courses of the first year of the CT-CCNP
with a grade of C or higher, as well as successfully complete both
the Charter Oak State College Connecticut LPN Transition Bridge course
and college-based CT-CCNP LPN transition course.
I previously applied to a Community College RN Program
and I already took the prerequisite college courses and the
TEAS Test, do I have to take the TEAS Test again?
Only results from the 5.0 version of the TEAS test will be considered for admission. If you want your TEAS test results sent to the LPN program, please verify that the test version is 5.0. Test results must be sent from the test company to the LPN program site. The TEAS 5.0 scores must be from the past 3 years.
is the Schedule for the LPN Program which will be offered
over the next two years?
day schedule for the programs are:
The next class begins in
August, 2015 and completion
is in January, 2017.
The next class begins in January, 2017.
9. Upon graduation from the LPN program, how do I get a license to become an LPN?
Upon successful completion of the LPN program, the student obtains a certificate of completion and is eligible to take the Connecticut NCLEX-PN Licensing examination.
Section 19A-14 of the Connecticut General Statutes authorizes the Department of Public Health to deny licensure to applicants who may be addicted to drugs or alcohol, those who have been disciplined in other states or those who have been convicted of a felony.
10. What are the LPN completion requirements that are required to obtain a certificate of completion?
Students must pass all theory classes with a grade of 75 or higher and must pass all clinical courses. The program length is 18 months.
11. How do I get a transcript from a foreign college translated?
Please go to the following website for agencies that translate foreign transcripts:http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2613&q=321296
12. What can I do if I have more questions?
Please e-mail Patricia.Fennessy@ct.gov.