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Practical Nursing


  Program Description


OCM BOCES - Main Campus
P: (315) 453-4455 or 1-800-444-4406

110 Elwood Davis Road
Liverpool, NY 13088

This is your opportunity to join one of most in-demand health occupations in the country. As a Practical Nursing (PN) student, you will be challenged with a rigorous program of study that will prepare you for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). The Nursing faculty will cultivate an environment in which your success can be measured, validated and reproduced. With the foundations of knowledge and skills, you will become a well-qualified and safe practitioner. A review of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is included at the end of the program.






Tuition (additional fees for lab supplies & clinical uniforms)


Median loan debt incurred by students


Graduation rate


Job placement rate


3-year NCLEX-PN pass rate average


Attrition rate for 2020-2023



Program Length

1143 clock hours total
Class 735
Lab 138
Clinical 270
Day Program
1 Year (September - August)

Program Availability

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Clinical as assigned 6:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m



Additional Requirements

All are required before starting the program.

Physical, immunizations, BLS CPR, and TEAS exam ($75) are required before starting the program.

Additional Information

Informational Open House, offered every Thursday at 1 p.m. in Liverpool.

Main Campus,
Liverpool, NY 13088
SOC Codes
29-2061 U.S. Dept. of Labor

*Tuition Subject to change. Additional fee required for books, supplies, uniform, & licenseing application. 
Estimated books & fees $2,417. Exam for Licensure - $200 (cost set by NYSED)
Due to the constantly changing nature of the Practical Nursing field of study, it is possible there may be outdated information in our publications.


Doreen Bowles | BSN, RN

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