Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Certificate Program
Fast-track your journey to a fulfilling career
Looking to get on the fast track to a rewarding and in-demand career in healthcare? At Goodwin University, you can earn your Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certificate in as few as 16-24 months!
Provide critical support to patients and medical teams
LPNs are highly skilled nursing professionals with the training needed to support registered nurses, medical doctors, while providing excellent nursing care to clients in diverse backgrounds. When you earn your certificate and become an LPN, you’ll be responsible for, recording vitals, reporting patients’ statuses to RNs and doctors, changing wound dressings, and more! In addition to working with physicians to provide effective care, LPNs offer comfort and support to patients and their loved ones. When you earn your LPN certificate at Goodwin, you’ll lay the groundwork for a sought-after career providing efficient and compassionate care to your community.
A flexible path to a fulfilling career
At Goodwin, our LPN program is designed to meet your personal and professional needs. Choose between day and evening classes, in a full or part-time class format. You can even complete the LPN program in as few as 16-24 months. At Goodwin, we’re all about convenience — because you deserve it!
Develop your skills with hands-on clinical training
As an LPN student at Goodwin University, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive curriculum taught by expert Nursing faculty. Moreover, your learning won’t be limited to the classroom. With clinical opportunities available throughout the state, you’ll gain practical, hands-on experience in the field. Between faculty instruction and clinical coursework, you’ll develop the knowledge, experience, and insight necessary to make informed decisions in various healthcare situations — preparing you for success on the NCLEX-PN and beyond!
Get prepared to successfully complete the NCLEX
After completing Goodwin’s LPN certificate program, you must sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) before you can begin practicing. This exam will evaluate you based on your ability to demonstrate safe and effective care, health promotion and maintenance, and psychosocial and physiological integrity. While Goodwin doesn’t administer this exam, our certificate program will prepare you with the knowledge, training, and confidence necessary to help you take this qualifying exam.
Discover a world of career opportunities
Licensed practical nurses can find rewarding work in a wide variety of settings, including:
- Nursing homes
- Private clinics
- Rehabilitation centers
- And more!
The Goodwin University LPN program is pending approval by the State of Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing
We’re ready when you are
- Enrollment is hassle-free, and it’s easy to get started.
- Financial aid is available, and we’re still accepting applications.
- You will find comprehensive support services that will get you through college and into a great career.
- We are veteran-friendly, and we understand and respect the needs of veteran students.
- If you want to transfer in credits, we can typically review your transcripts of prior learning in less than one business day.
Contact us today!
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