Nursing is an exciting career with many opportunities. Cayuga Onondaga BOCES-Practical Nursing Program offers an eleven month program to get you started. Students will acquire the skills needed to care for sub-acute and chronically ill clients of all ages. The New York State Education Department, Division of Professional Education Services approves the Practical Nursing program. Upon completion of the program students can take the National Council for Nurses Licensing Examination. Tuition for the program is approximately $9,000.
The program requires 606 hours of classroom instruction and 505 hours of clinical practice. Classes are offered 8:00AM to 3:30PM, Tuesday through Friday. Require courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Mental Health Nursing, and pediatric nursing. Multiple choice examinations are used to evaluate students. Students are evaluated daily in the clinical setting. Skills learned will increase in difficulty during the duration of the program.
Nurses are currently in high demand. A career in nursing offers flexibility. Some nurses work during the day and some at night. Nurses can also choose to only work on weekends. Many travel possibilities are available for nurses trained in the United States. Nurses interested in traveling can work in Canada, Australia, and English. One year contracts are available that will allow nurses to work abroad.
The program prepares students for a career in nursing. After graduation, students can work in:
- Doctor’s offices
- Nursing homes
- Home care
- Community agencies
- Residences for the disabled
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
Learn more about programs available at Cayuga Onondaga BOCES – Practical Nursing Program by clicking on the request information button.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
- Students are charged around $9,230 per year in tuition costs*
- Estimated required fees (in addition to tuition) for this program: $370*
- Thirty students graduated in the last reported year
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $9,200-$11,000
- Required fees for full-time students: $390
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$4,045|
|Receiving Student Loans||100%||$4,568|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Cayuga Onondaga BOCES – Practical Nursing Program.
- Marion S Whelan School of Nursing of Geneva General Hospital in Geneva, NY (19 miles away)
- Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES - School of Practical Nursing in Newark, NY (25 miles away)
- Syracuse City Schools Practical Nursing Program in Syracuse, NY (25 miles away)
- Isabella G Hart School of Practical Nursing in Rochester, NY (53 miles away)
- Madison Oneida BOCES - Practical Nursing Program in Verona, NY (55 miles away)