You must have your CPR certification (American Heart Associate Health Care Provider) by the first day of school.

If you went to high school (and college) outside of the USA, please contact CED (1-617-338-7171) to have an equivalency review completed. CED will forward the results directly to Assabet.

It is not mandatory that you attend an Information Session but it is recommended.

 4. What are the laptop requirements?

Admission to the program requires each student have their own laptop.  The laptop should be fully charged (bring your charger just in case!) and ready for use on the first day of class.  Click HEREfor specific requirements.

2. What are the program hours?

1. What are the steps to apply? 

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Assabet Valley LPN Program

Yes, financial aid is available.  You should apply after you have received your Letter of Acceptance.

 9.  Do I have to attend an Information Session?

The In-District towns are Berlin, Hudson, Marlboro, Maynard, Northboro, Southboro and Westboro only.

There are no prerequisites.  If you have successfully completed any college courses or certificate program, have that school send us your transcripts.  Courses are not required but do add credit to your admission score.

​​5. Are there any pre-requisites?

 3. What is the policy for transferring credits?

The program runs from August through June and is full time days from 7:50 a.m. - 2:20 p.m., following the high school calendar.  Occasionally an evening or weekend is necessary for clinical practice.

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Yes, Assabet offers several tests throughout the year.  You may test a maximum of 5 times within a school year and there must be a minimum of 30 days between tests.

14.  Can I retest if I don't pass a section?

No, you are not required to have a CNA certificate.

13.  Transcripts

12.   What is the deadline for admissions?

No credits may be transferred to the LPN program.

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6.  Am I required to have a CNA certificate to apply?

11.  When is the Health Clearance form due?

The Health Clearance form is due on the first day of school, to include all immunizations.  The TB 2 Step must be complete within 6 months of the start of school.

7.  What towns are considered In-District?

a.   Take and pass the TEAS test with ATI.

b.  Download the Application.  Complete it and mail it in with all the required documents to Practical Nurse Program.

c.  Once you have passed the ATI TEAS test and all necessary documentation is received, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.  (It is the applicants responsibility to confirm receipt of all documents.)

d.  The PN Admission Committee meets monthly.  A letter will be sent to each applicants home.

e.  After accepted into the program, download and complete the Health Clearance Form with your doctor.

Assabet Valley Practical Nurse Program

8.  Is financial aid available?  When should I apply?

10.  What is the deadline to receive CPR certification?

When the class is full.  APPLY NOW!

15.  Resources within the Community

1.  What are the steps to apply?

2.  What are the program hours?

3.  What is the policy for transferring non-nursing credits?

4.  What are the lap top requirements?

5.  Are there any pre-requisites required?

6.  Am I required to have a CNA certificate to apply?

7.  What towns are considered In-District?

8.  Is financial aid available?   When should I apply?

9.  Do I have to attend an Information Session?

10.  What is the deadline to receive my CPR certification?

11.  When are Health Clearance forms due?

12. What is the deadline for admissions?

13. Transcripts:  I went to high school (and college if applicable) outside of the USA.  What should I do?

14.  ATI TEAS Test:  Can I retest if I don't pass a section?

15.  What are the resources within the community? 

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