Licensed Practical Nurse - Academic Certificate (3312)

Division: Nursing and Health Sciences Division

Nursing programs are accredited by the New Jersey Board of Nursing,  and the R.N. degree program is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission in Nursing (ACEN),  

General Education Requirements (14 Credits)
Written & Oral Communication (3)
ENG 101College Composition I3
Quantitative/Scientific Knowledge, Skills & Reasoning (8)
BIO 121Anatomy & Physiology I 14
BIO 122Anatomy and Physiology II 14
Society & Human Behavior (3)
PSY 101General Psychology I3
Major Requirements (35 Credits)
LPN 101Fund. of Practical Nursing8
LPN 102Adult Health I8
LPN 103Adult Hlt. II/Mental Health9
LPN 104MaternalChildHlt/Pediatric Hlt8
LPN 105RoleTransition/NCLEX-PN Review2
Total Credits49

Both BIO 121 Anatomy & Physiology I and BIO 122 Anatomy and Physiology II must be taken within 5 years of admission to the LPN program.

  • The minimum passing grade for all courses is “C.” If you earn a grade below “C”, you need to repeat that course.
  • Students enrolled in the LPN program will be required to submit to criminal background checks, health clearance, and CPR certification in connection with their clinical placement at certain health care organizations. All expenses for criminal background checks, health clearance, and CPR certification are the responsibility of the student.
  • Consult the LPN Program Handbook for specific information on licensure requirements.
  • This LPN program is accredited by the

New Jersey Board of Nursing
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ, 07102, (973) 504-6430


  1. For an explanation of why General Education courses are included in this Program, please refer to the Section on General Education for an explanation of its Purpose and Requirements.
  2. This plan assumes the student is eligible to enroll in College Level Courses (designated as 100 +, e.g., ACC 102 Prin Accounting II ManagerialHST 131 Latin American History IMTH 221 Calc with Analytic Geom III).  Placement results will determine College Level Readiness in English and Mathematics.