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Licensed Practical Nurse Program (LPN)   

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 entry level health care workers for the NCLEX-PN Exam for licensure, and a rewarding career as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  

TEAS Test Prep Workshops Series 

Application Requirements for the Licensed Practical Nursing Program

  • Have proof of a United States high school diploma or GED 

  • References 

  • Be at least 18 years old to obtain a New York State Practical Nursing license

  • Successfully pass TEAS test (reading, language, math, science)

  • If you have a hold with the College, you will not be able to register for the program.  Please contact Student Accounts at 585-292-2015 to manage your hold. 

Application Packet Requirements

  • Everything in your professional application packet to the program must be typed. Application to the Practical Nursing Program 

  • Completed application includes a letter of interest to the LPN Program

  • Provide a copy of high school diploma or GED

  • Submit 3 letter of references: 2 letters need to be professional references (1 being from the candidate's current supervisor). 3rd letter needs to be from a personal support person that will assist the candidate throughout the year.  All must be emailed directly to Kelsey Klopfer

  • Provide TEAS test scores with minimal score of 41 on all four sections. All candidates who attain a Proficient score on all four sections are invited to continue to apply directly to the LPN program. Candidates that do not attain a 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 LPN program

  • All candidates must pass each of the four TEAS exams with a Basic score or higher

  • Complete an essay on why you should be selected for this program and why you would make a great LPN.

  • Complete an Academic and Financial Plan. An academic plan is a student’s intended schedule with all responsibilities indicated to include study time, class time, homework time, work schedule, etc.  Any calendar template will do (time management plan). A financial plan details a person’s current financial circumstances and their monetary circumstances throughout the year-long program. The financial responsibilities, the income, outside obligations (birthdays, etc.). This is to provide an assurance to both student and the program that each student can sustain financial obligations throughout the year.

  • Complete the provided Health Release Form.

  • The Application Packet can be hand delivered or mailed to MCC Downtown Campus Healthcare Programs, 321 State Street, 7th Floor - 704J, Rochester, NY 14608.                                 


Admission is based on the following criteria: TEAS test scores Review of submitted material 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.

Preparing to Apply

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.  

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. 

Tuition Payment/Costs 
Currently, MCC has obtained grant funding for the TEAS test prep, the Clinical Bridge program, and most of the LPN program. The MCC Transforming Lives through Nursing Pathways project is funded by the U.S. Treasury Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds through a grant from the Monroe County American Rescue Plan Act Bring Monroe Back initiative. Applicant may also be required to apply for funding through RochesterWorks! 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 Healthcare 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.

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