ViewYoungstown City Schools

Practical Nursing

Pell Eligible/ Accredited/ WOIA/ VA

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are an integral and vital part of the health care team.  LPNs provide nursing care to individuals and groups in a variety of settings.  Such settings include but are not limited to:  hospitals, long term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, physicians offices, schools, clinics, hospice care centers, home care agencies, mental health and substance abuse treatment centers, medical durable goods suppliers, and dialysis clinics.  LPN duties may include medication administration, initiation, administration and maintenance of IV fluids, total hygiene care of individuals, obtaining and monitoring vital signs, obtaining laboratory specimens, assisting in performance of testing, patient teaching, and communication with the health care team verbally and through written and computer documentation.  A genuine interest in assisting others is an important component to becoming a successful LPN.
Administration requirements include: HIgh School diploma or equivalent GED®, successful completion of the pre - entrance exam, and criminal records check.  Additional reqiurements of the program include passing a random drug test, completion of a physical exam with record of required immunizations prior to assignment to clinical sites, and the ability to withstand the physical rigors of the program.  A fair but strict attendance policy is enforced during the 10 month program.

The curriculum includes:

• Foundations of Nursing Practice
• Nursing I, II, III
• Therapeutic Management I, II, III
• Anatomy & Physiology I, II
• Laboratory and Clinical Experience

Clinical experiences include acute and long-term care, rehabilitation, and community health sites. Occasional evening and weekend clinicals may be scheduled. Graduates of the program meet the Ohio Board of Nursing requirements for eligibility to take the NCLEX-PN exam.

Completion will provide the opportunity to receive 20 semester hours of credit in Allied Health at YSU and bridge into the RN programs at Eastern Gateway Community College and Kent State University.

Course Fee: $10,500.00
Full Time 1400 Hours
Tuition: $9,300.00
Fees/Supplies: $1,200.00 (must be paid before class starts) Uniforms and books are not Included
Application and Testing Fee: $75.00
** Click here for TEAS VI testing schedule

10 Months August - June
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Clinical Hours vary

Employment Statistics for Choffin Adult Education
Nursing Students

U.S. Dept. of Labor Standard Occupation Classification Code (SOC) is 29-2061.

National Center for Education Statistics, Classification of Instructional Programs - CIP Code: 51.3901.

Graduates who got jobs (Practical Nursing)

Based on graduates from 2015-2016 as reported to ACCSC October 2017


Started 26

Graduated 66% (students graduated 19, 26 started)

Employed 89% (students graduated 19, 16 employed)

Data listed here is for the 2014 - 2015 school year unless otherwise noted.
The median loan debt incurred by student completing this program was $4,740.
Tuition charged for student who completed the program on-time was $6,800.


  • Hours: 1400.00
  • Fee: 10,500.00
  • Requirements: High School Diploma or GED®, successful completion of the TEAS V pre-entrance exam, an acceptable physical examination, acceptable criminal records check and passing a drug test
20 W. Wood Street    Youngstown, OH 44503    330.744.6900
20 W. Wood Street | Youngstown, OH 44503 | 330.744.6900
View text-based website