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Licensed Practical Nurse Program (LPN)   

Monroe Community College, Economic & Workforce Development Center is now accepting applications for the Licensed Practical Nursing class starting this Spring.  The final application deadline is March 30th at 10 am. You can request an application by calling 585-685-6287 or visit MCC Downtown Campus, 321 State Street, 6th Floor – Suite 650, Rochester NY 14608.


The next step in your rewarding health care career is here! This comprehensive LPN training and development program is designed to provide career advancement opportunities for good-standing, hard-working, Certified Nurse Assistants and other entry level health care workers.  Spanning over 13-months and 1200 clinical, lab, and classroom hours.  This program prepares future LPNs for the NCLEX-PN exam for licensure and a rewarding health care career. 



Admissions Requirements

To apply for the Licensed Practical Nursing Program applicants must:

  • Have proof of a United States high school diploma or GED 
  • U.S. Citizen 
  • Be at least 18 years old to obtain a New York State Practical Nursing license.
  • Successfully pass TEAS test (reading, language, math, science)
  • Prepare a professional packet of application to the program

Application Packet:

  • Complete application packet with resume and letter of interest.
  • Provide a copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Submit 3 letters of reference (detailed requirements are in application packet)
  • Provide TEAS test scores with minimal score of 41 on all four sections
    1. All candidates who attain a Proficient score on all four sections are invited to continue to apply directly to the LPN program.
    2. Candidates that do not attain Proficient on all four sections but attain a Basic score in any one of the four exams will be invited to attend a Clinical Bridge class to strengthen their academic foundation prior to applying to the program.

Note:  **All candidates must pass each of the four TEAS exams with a Basic score or higher.

  • Complete an Essay (detailed requirements are in application packet)
  • Complete an Academic and Financial Plan (detailed requirements are in application packet)
  • Complete the provided Health Release Form (detailed requirements are in application packet)                                                                                             

Application Packet can be hand delivered or mailed to the below address:

MCC Downtown Campus 

Health Care Programs

321 State Street, 6th Floor – Suite 650

Rochester NY  14608



Admission is based on the following criteria:

  1. TEAS test scores
  2. Review of submitted material
  3. Interview/consideration of experience in the field

The admissions team of instructors, coaches, and administrator will consider the applicant’s TEAS test scores and the required documents in order to make the best selections for the program.  Each student will be notified about acceptance in writing within 2 weeks of the submission deadline.



Upon indicated interest, future applicants will be mailed information about the process of the entrance exam (TEAS 7) as well as resources to help prepare.

Resources, such as a study guide and outline practice test (TEAS 7), can be purchased directly through the test company (ATI) at

In addition, a TEAS test preparation course is also offered at MCC. 

To learn more visit TEAS Test Prep Workshops Series

This is an optional course designed to improve reading comprehension, review scientific knowledge, and enhance math skill.  Instruction in test taking strategies and effective study skills is also included. Taking this course does not guarantee placement in the LPN program.  For more information contact the Health Care Programs at 585-685-6287 to obtain the course offering schedule. 

Bridge Program

To better prepare students for the content and rigor of an LPN program, MCC offers a Clinical Bridge program for individuals who have successfully passed the TEAS test with a minimum score of 41 on all four test sections (Math, Science, Reading, and English Language).  Throughout the four weeks (20 hours per week) prior to the start of the LPN program, students will gain a greater foundation in the content areas of Math, Science, and English, as well as study and test taking strategies.  Students will get a feel for the structure and rigor of an LPN program to better inform their choice to enroll and their plan for success.  This is offered as a P/F.  Students must pass to be considered for enrollment in the LPN program.



MEDICAL CLEARANCE (Health Release Form)

Medical clearance must be obtained in order to participate in this training program.  This immunizations/ blood work verification requirement is indicated on the authorized physical examination form and MUST be completed by a physician. 



Currently, MCC has obtained grant funding for the TEAS test prep, the Clinical Bridge program, and most of the LPN program. Applicant may also be required to apply for funding through Rochester Works or other outside funding entities. 

  • To be eligible, applicant will need to complete paperwork and follow up with Success Coaches.


For more information - Contact the Health Care Programs at 585-685-6287 or visit MCC Downtown Campus, 321 State Street, 6th Floor - Suite 650, Rochester NY 14608.

















There are no classes currently available.

For inquiries, please call 585.685.6004 to get information regarding future classes.