Nursing: RN & LPN @NCC

NCC recognizes that not all nursing students follow the same goal-oriented approach, and therefore offers two career options: the associate degree to become a registered nurse (RN) or the practical nursing certificate for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).

Each program is comprised of general education and nursing courses that include planned clinical experience. Nursing education provides the students with basic knowledge and skills necessary for competent beginning level practice. It prepares a caring and empathetic nurse, who functions as a self-directed learner and accepts responsibility for professional behavior.

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Your Career in Nursing: RN & LPN

Graduates of the program find jobs in a variety of health care settings, such as: hospitals, extended care facilities, home health care agencies, state and federal health-related facilities, the armed services, private duty nursing, and in physician and dentist office settings.

Nursing: RN & LPN Career Paths

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Degrees We Offer

  • LPN: Certificate awarded | 1.5 years
  • RN: Associate in Applied Science | 2 years

Additional Resources

Nursing Student Academic Support Service

Program Details view official course information in our college catalog

"I still keep in touch with several of my professors, and have recommended to many people that if they're serious about pursuing a nursing program, then they should absolutely get their start at Northampton Community College." -Gary Wener Jr. ’09, NCC licensed practical nursing alum, LPN at Lehigh Neurology