[PIC] Stethoscope IconDutchess BOCES School of Practical Nursing is currently enrolling students for September 2018.
The last scheduled admission exam is May 14, 2018 (test scheduling form deadline May 4, 2018).


Entrance Examination Letter

The Practical Nursing Program at Dutchess BOCES prepares graduates to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). Dutchess BOCES School of Practical Nursing is a New York State license qualifying program.

 LPN’s are in demand and have considerable employment opportunities in a variety of settings.

Job growth for LPN’s will be 12%, which is faster than the average growth projected for all positions.*


* Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupation Outlook Handbook which may be viewed at www.bls.gov/ooh/