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Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing

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This is an accredited 1208 clock hour program that prepares students for the National Licensing exam in Practical Nursing and licensure in New York State. The program includes classroom and clinical instruction. This is not a credit bearing program. Full program completion is required to receive a graduation certificate.

Pre requisite: Must have a recognized United States high school diploma or GED/TASC Certificate.

Registration is competitive. Students are selected based on application, entrance exam (ATI TEAS Test), references/screening and interview.  A physical is also required prior to enrollment.

How can I best prepare for taking the TEAS (test of essential academic skills) test?

The following score must be achieved in order to progress to an interview with program faculty, Reading 65%, Math 50%, English 50%. Visit ATI offers review products, a study manual and an online assessment. The following are also helpful links:


Semester: Fall 2025

· Full Time 10 Month Program. Classes Monday through Friday, 8 am - 3 pm (Class), 7 am - 3 pm (Clinical)
· Part Time 20 Month Program. Classes are Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5:30 - 9:30 pm. Clinical rotations are held on alternating Saturdays and Sundays, 7 am - 3 pm 
Tuition: approximately $15,380 (Part-time program approximately $7,690 /year) 

Note: Once you have been accepted, the following items are needed in the Practical Nursing class and are not covered by tuition:
  1.  White impervious shoes/sneakers - must cover heel and toe
  2.    Stethoscope
  3.   Bandage scissors
  4.   Pen light - non-led
  5.   Watch with a second hand
  6.   Physical Exam, Immunizations, flu shot, and a 2-step PPD or annual PPD.  Please note:  COVID vaccine and boosters are recommended but not required in our community partner facilities at this time. However, if a COVID vaccine becomes a requirement at any of the healthcare facilities our program uses for clinical sites, students will need to get a vaccine to complete the clinical components of the program.
  7. CPR Certification, bi-annually
  8.  Health insurance
  9.  Computer/printer access
  10.   Internet access
  11. flu shot

Registration Dates for Fall 2025: October 1, 2024 through April 1, 2025

For additional information, call (607) 763-3661 or email to

Program Handbook

Registration Options

Registration is competitive.  Students are selected based on application, entrance exam (AIT TEAS), references/screening and interview.

NCLEX-PN First Time Pass Rates

2022  90%
2023  93%

Tuition includes textbooks, uniforms, and program specific supplies. Any personal items such as watches, footwear, and stethoscope are the responsibility of the student. 


Wendy Antalek, RN
Supervisor of Health Careers

Tammi Goltry
Program Assistant III

Our Core Values

  • Students are our first priority.
  • Employees are our most valuable resource.
  • Cultivating diversity, equity, inclusion and guarding against bias are essential.
  • Everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
  • All employees will exhibit professionalism, integrity and excellence.
  • Creativity and continuous improvement are crucial to everything we do.
  • A safe, challenging and nurturing environment supports learning.
  • All can learn and grow academically, socially and emotionally.
  • Customer service and collaboration are key to being a successful and trusted partner.